Travel and Minimizing Plastic Waste – Zero Waste in SE Asia

Beautiful Food display in India

Minimizing plastic waste is a relatively easy way to reduce your carbon footprint while traveling. Air travel emissions account for our families greatest environmental spend, so we love that our efforts to avoid plastic go along way in reducing our impact and leaving no trace in the cities we visit. Travel and Reduce your Carbon Footprint by Minimizing Plastic …

Asia’s Vernacular Architecture | Understanding Cultures & Cities

Melaka, Malaysia - Asia's Vernacular Architecture

In late 2016, I participated in a fantastic EdX.org course entitled ‘Vernacular Architecture of Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Cultural Sustainability’. The course is archived and still available on EdX – I highly recommend. Studying Asia’s Vernacular Architecture gave me immediate window into our new part of the world. Vernacular Architecture in our Cities Modern urban environments can feel quite similar …