In architectural news…

On 4 May 2007, Greensburg, Kansas was devastated by a powerful tornado. In the years since, the town has turned to environment-friendly ways to rebuild. Eco-homes are being built, City Hall is made from reclaimed brick and wood, the art center is solar-powered. Here’s the full article from npr.
I’ve been on a retreat to the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. I stayed in a dorm room where I was either too hot or too cold. I found this Boston Globe article extolling the virtues of the new energy-efficient and eco-friendly dormitory. It might be time for another retreat. Perfect for spring.

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