Last month, Dr. Sascha von Meier gave a presentation on the Oakland EcoBlock for Berkeley’s Science at Cal lecture series. In this blog, Miriam Aczel provides an overview of the engaging public lecture, and highlights what EcoBlock’s co-PI is optimistic about.
On April 21, the EcoBlock team gave a presentation for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) San Francisco. The event drew over 50 attendees from across the Bay Area from a wide range of backgrounds. Read our event recap and watch the recording here!
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month honors the culture, history and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians in the United States. We join our partners in celebrating the contributions and recognizing the challenges faced by AAPI.
Larry Strain, FAIA, LEED AP is a co-lead of EcoBlock’s Design & Construction team and principal at Siegel & Strain Architects, an award-winning architecture and planning firm in the East Bay. We sat down with Larry to discuss his work on embodied carbon and the importance of adaptive reuse in the built environment.
Welcome to EcoBlock’s inaugural blog article! The Oakland EcoBlock’s Origin Story