It’s part of a trial run for a larger post-disaster delivery system powered by drones. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, aid workers are still struggling to deliver supplies like water and medicine–and if bad roads, fuel shortages,
An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a mold-infested bedroom and destroyed roof. The snapshots come from American volunteers on the devastated
We must begin by taking note of the countries and climates in which homes are to be built if our designs for them are to be correct. One type of house seems appropriate for Egypt, another for Spain… one still different for Rome… and Africa… and China… It is obvious that design for homes ought to conform to diversities of climate and culture.
The Ten Books on Architecture, Vitruvius Architect, first century b.c.… Read More
The deserts of the United Arab Emirates bear more than a little resemblance to the barren wastelands of Mars. Besides the red sand, there are no rivers or flowing water, little to no arable land, and harsh temperatures. Cities like
On September 20th, Hurricane Maria pummeled into the Puerto Rican coast with wind speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, deluging the entire island with rain and quickly pulverizing its energy grid. The entire island was left without power.
The impact of music can push forward a need for change and Lin-Manuel Miranda is the man to make it happen. Miranda joined forces with all-star Latin celebrities to release a new song and raise money for Puerto Rico after
The Smith fam is using fashion to help Puerto Rico.
Pangea Builders. Together As One. Pangea Earthship Buildings and Systems are beyond Platinum LEED, meet and exceed the Uniform Building Codes and have been built over the last 40 years worldwide. What we can do together for the people of
Planting trees is an incredibly cheap and simple way to improve the well-being of people in a city. A novel idea: Public health institutions should be financing urban greenery to support well-being and air quality…… Read More
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP — A new trail designed specifically to provide access for people with disabilities and mobility issues is now open at Silver Lake Nature Center. pangeabuilders.com/category/blog/