Today mostly what was on my mind was my 11:00 meeting with the city zoning officials and attorneys, as I was pitching an architectural proposal to the city for an art and cultural center. Behind the scenes, my daughter slept late, so I knew there was going to be a bit of grogginess and hope for a breastfeed session, but that had to wait until later, since I had to

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Why is it that the current largest climate activist is a 12-year-old who sacrificed her childhood and schooling to go on strike for climate change? The problems that we are observing in the world are tremendous and not going anywhere unless we act. When I learned that buildings contribute about 40% of the world’s carbon emissions, I was stunned and it hit home. I then was awakened by the fact

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About Me and My Family… I have a growing passion for eco-friendly design, which began during my time at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, where I won an award for “excellence in the study of architecture” for my work, all of which included progressive, sustainable architecture. At Kohn Pederson Fox PC, I helped design LEED rated buildings nationally and internationally. After becoming licensed and founding Spring Architecture + Design, I

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It was the middle of winter in 2015, and I had just given birth to my second child. It was freezing out, and the outside door was literally piled up with snow. There was no way out. I was in my new house in Bedford at the time with two kids, one only 1 ½ and the other a newborn. Both in diapers. Both cried by their way of communicating

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