Week of Oct 15 – 21
The Solar Decathlon is up in Washington D.C.’s Capitol Mall, so stop by on your way to the White House, or visit the website for photos, news and results. The winners of the Architecture contest will be announced today!
Today, October 15th, is Blog Action Day with over 5,000 blogs posting on environmental issues. Visit your favorite blogs today, to be part of the action.
This week it’s also time for Ear to the Earth 2007 in New York: a Festival of Sound, Music, and Ecology. Including a talk by visionary National Geographic explorer Mark “Dr Bugs” Moffett: “Exploding Ants & Other Stories”
Wednesday, Oct 17. 8:30pm at Judson Church.
Book signing and Discussion at The Commonwealth Club
Monday Oct, 15. 5:00 – 7:00pm. Commonwealth Club, San Francisco.
Jason F. McLennan, Founding President and CEO, Ecotone Publishing will discuss “The Future of Architecture: Living Buildings and Living Communities.”
CONNECTING’07 World Design Congress runs Oct 17 – 20 in San Francisco, featuring prominent designers from around the world, and sessions on everything from the new Tesla to Anthropology, Biomimicry and Space Tourism.
Green Drinks – Brooklyn
Wednesday, Oct 17. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The owners of Gstaad have built a new Williamsburg joint called Oulos incorporating numerous “green technologies” and materials, the highlight of which is the very first exterior “Vertical garden” facade in New York City. In addition, they are currently running on 100% windpower thanks to a special ConEd program found through green-links.org.
Urban Alliance for Sustainability: Green Movie Night
Thursday, Oct 18. 6:00 pm. Little Roxie Theater: 3125 16th Street, SF, CA 94103
Food Justice and Forest Gardening. Speakers: Michael Scribner, Haight Ashbury Food Program; Temra Costa, Community Alliance with Family Farmers.
Hike in SF: Peak 2 Peak Walk.
Saturday, Oct 20. 9am.
Want a challenge? Sign-up for this year’s Peak to Peak Walk, a 12-mile trek up and down SF’s highest peaks. Walkers get a unique view of SF’s skyline, stairways, paths, parks, and monuments – all while raising money for Walk SF’s vital pedestrian safety and advocacy work. Pre-registration required by 10/17. To register online, go here.
Heads Up Next Week:
Conference: Designing a Sustainable Future
October 23-26, 2007 | San Francisco, CA
Have a great week!
Image courtesy of the Solar Decathlon