Ian Caldwell

Accor Hotels focuses on sustainability

Accor Hotels focuses on sustainability

Interesting article about how Accor Hotels is leading the way with an integrated approach to sustainability. While in the US recently, I noticed that several organisations were also sending paper towels from toilets for composting, http://www.2degreesnetwork.com/groups/supply-chain/resources/how-can-towels-plant-trees-step-inside-accor-hotels-new-agro-forestry-program/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Community&utm_campaign=2587781_13.06.04+Editors+Highlights&dm_i=1ILQ,1JGQT,82V3Q4,59MZU,1 Tweet

Art and Science combined

Art and Science combined

Presented in conjunction with the Copenhagen Photo Festival, photographer Alastair Philip Wiper highlights the beauty of science and research facilities: in particular, the anechoic chambers at the Technical University of Denmark and the and the Four Solaire in the French Pyrenees – the world’s largest solar furnace. Tweet

The annual Summer Show opens at the Royal Academy

The annual Summer Show opens at the Royal Academy

Despite the unseasonable cold weather, summer has arrived in London with the opening of the annual Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.  This year’s exhibition benefits from some drama, for example Anthony Caro’s monumental sculpture in front of you as you enter the galleries, and a more spacious hang, except in one gallery.  Gone are […]

Simple but beautiful – John Pawson with Palladio in Venice

Simple but beautiful – John Pawson with Palladio in Venice

  A simple but beautiful installation in Palladio’s Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore as part of the Venice Biennale, http://www.designboom.com/architecture/john-pawson-new-architectural-perspective-of-palladio-basilica-architectural-perspective-of-the-16th-century-basilica-by-palladio/?utm_campaign=Sunday&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_source=subscribers   Tweet