place science

Weeds are Cool (12-23-11)

Mabey has written a wonderfully intriguing book that will fascinate people who have a professional interest in landscape design, as well as anyone who is interested in how humans and plants co-exist.

Anxious and Oblivious (12-21-11)

Frankel and Bar-Haim, who are associated with Tel Aviv University, learned that the sensory systems of anxious people are not hyper-vigilant as previously believed, but instead not as alert as those in the non-anxious.

2011 Livable Buildings Awards (12-14-11)

The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California Berkeley conferred its 2011 Livable Buildings Award on the Enermodal Engineering Headquarters building (Robertson Simmons Architects Inc.) in Kitchener, Ontario.