in the latest issue of monocle magazine’s “the escapist” anchorage is featured as one of ten global cities for the travel section. toronto bureau chief tomos lewis came to interview me at the snowhaus earlier this year. all images by ross mantle of rossmantle.com.
anchorage youngest non-profit the anchorage community works is getting off the ground on ship creek avenue after a successful kickstarter campaign. the goal is to offer a space for any creative work and encourage collaboration across many disciplines. it might also be the location where you can enjoy your favorite band play or sign up for a workshop to get know-how on your topic of choice.
please consider your support by checking out the facility or programs or donate to the campaign (i am sure they will still accept your help, even the kickstarter has ended…)
please join us for the anchorage solar tour june 8th 2013 at 10 am at downtown kaladi brothers coffee. tour starts with walk to our solar building across town square. solcab will be open to visit from 3-4pm.
more details at anchorage solar tour website.
Architecture, Public Space & Urban Design
This week on Addressing Alaskans, we’ll feature one of three panel discussions recorded at the Urban in Alaska conference hosted by UAA. First Dr. Shelia Selkregg speaks on “Community Vision and Genius Loci,” followed by architect Klaus Mayer on “Lost Anchorage: Architecture in the Wild,” then Dr. Sharon Chamard on “Conflict Over Public Spaces: Responses to Chronic Public Inebriates in Anchorage” and finally Bruce Farnsworth of MTS Gallery on “A State in Time.”
the 2013 heart of anchorage awards honored the solar building as one of the captain james cook award nominees. this award acknowledges a business with an outstanding new or remodel design and construction for exterior facade and / or interior improvements.