Samuel Alemayehu is an experienced global serial entrepreneur and active angel investor. His work in thepast two decades has been guided with an obsession to empower the individual and sustain the village.His current focus is running Frontier Resilient Capital (FRC) to incubate or invest in companies who aredeveloping or commercializing breakthrough technologies that empower … [Read more...] about Waste to Energy.
In 2010, Greg Howes co-founded CutMyTimber, a prefab mass timber company based out of Portland, Oregon, and he remains a partner at the company. CutMyTimber works with architects, structural engineers, builders and other fabricators, to supply custom mass timber products for a variety of building types, ranging from small cabins to 500,000 sf commercial … [Read more...] about Cut My Timber.
Jeremy, the founding Director of Breathe, has built a team of dedicated architects with a reputation for delivering high quality, sustainable design for all scale projects. In particular, Breathe has been focused on sustainable urbanization and exploring ways to deliver more affordable urban housing to Melburnians. As the instigator of The Commons housing project in … [Read more...] about Our client is the planet.
Molly Meyer is democratizing the green roof. 80% of the buildings that will exist in a few decades from now are already built. And since buildings are one of the biggest contributors to climate change, figuring out how to retrofit them economically and easily is a must do. Green roofs are a big part of that. Molly wants to put a green roof within the reach of … [Read more...] about Democratizing green roofs.
“Mass-market production and the commodification of housing has led to a ‘flattening’ of design into a limited set of bland, homogeneous options” writes Diana Ionescu for Planetizen. Once upon a time, houses used to have unique features. Today, if you drive around any American city, you’ll see neighborhoods full of cookie cutter homes and rows of surprisingly similar, cheaply … [Read more...] about Flat is the new normal.