It’s hard to believe 12 years have passed since completion of the Globe Mills. Conversion of this blighted, abandoned industrial complex on the edge of downtown Sacramento to a thriving loft and senior housing project is still amazing today … but how much has changed. Rest in peace Ali Youssefi.
Once this was a start of the art, whiz bang amazing piece of hardware, aquired for thousands of dollars, helping create a great many cool visuals and copies … but gradually it lost it’s luster, until finally it was just a giant beast, weighing hundreds of pounds, awaiting some new fate or adventure. Today – thanks to craigs list- the beast found a new place to lurk. I helped it along … grunting along with the new
owner to push it up a ramp onto a trailer. Bye bye beast!
Michael Malinowski FAIA covered the “Architect perspective” as part of a panel of experts who examined the present and future impacts of Technology in Homes across California and the United States. He pointed out that contractors, integrators, and design professionals have a lot of work to do to get ready for 100% Net Zero Energy by 2020 as mandated in California law. Better communication is the place to start. Long Beach Convention Center, March 8th