Posts Tagged “Community”

Open For Design – Denver Art Museum Community Challenge

Denver Art Museum invited its community to exhibit self-made creations in the museum’s first-ever show made entirely of visitor works. I couldn’t resist. The museum’s challenge – Transform an everyday object or material into something that makes your neighborhood a better place. Make it fit within a 2′ x 2′ x 2′ space. 3D or […]

CoCoRaHS – Huh? An Ugly Name for How Much it Rained.

For a few years I’ve been ephemerally tracking rain/snow data at the Studio Tectonic location. And given the drought-flood-drought state of water this year any and all moisture is of particular interest here in Colorado. Welcome to CoCoRaHS (short and un-rememorable for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network). There’s a rather addiction-creating website […]

Green Playhouses

Local design competitions always make me smile. And in this case the contest was to design and build “green” playhouses…so the smiles were shared rather broadly. As one of the design/build teams dubbed it, the structures were scalvaged. Not a bad portmanteau of salvaged and scavenged. Seems that the dumpster diving of my childhood has gone way […]