Monthly archives: December, 2011

Renovations Bring New Life to old Hotel

After- Candelero Hotel, Humacao Puerto Rico

    Adaptive reuse is the cornerstone of green design.  This Hotel in Puerto Rico was renovated to create a greater guest experience. The renovations had several green strategies. First to reuse concrete structure to create balconies by removing the tile roof and forming new patios. Second was connection to the landscape  creating connecting paths and landscape rooms. The third was to …

Remaking the Igloo

Igloo painted by Scribe

History:  I had never heard of “the Igloo” not growing up in Kansas City I was unaware of this much beloved childhood experience at the Kansas City Museum. The igloo had been removed as an exhibit due to changes in focus by the museum and renovations to the building known as Corinthian Hall.  Though the …