Pleased to announce that after this one year competition the field has been narrowed down from 98 teams from 27 countries and our team, the Skysource/ Skywater Alliance is now one of (4) finalist in the Water Abundance XPRIZE. This 1.5 Million Dollar prize goes to the team that can make over 2,000 liters/ day at less than 2 cents/ liter using 100% renewable energy. Next week is our final testing run!
Repurposing displaced dirt to make way for a public transit alternative is a good way to recycle a resource back into the infrastructure of a city- exactly how to go about it, is a discussion worth having. David Grossman from Popular Mechanics talks with David Hertz here about how Elon Musk's dirt bricks could be best utilized.
Pick up a copy of this months Ventana to read a thoughtful article by Mark Storer that really gets into the vision behind the Wing House, and contextualizes its place amidst the Santa Monica mountains.
Originally designed by Charles Ward, and more recently remodeled by David Hertz, 554 Westminster Ave is now back on the market. A unique collaboration involving two of Los Angeles' most innovative architects.
David Hertz and S.E.A. Studio of Environmental Architecture are pleased to be participating in the 2017-2018 AIA Committee on the Environment and Architecture 2030 design and ideas competition, to provide an award winning student an internship in our firm.
For more information on the contest, as well as a complete list of participating firms: