#TBT: The Transformation of the California Academy of Sciences

During my Spring 2012 semester, Architectural Criticism with Paul Goldberger who worked as the architectural critic for The New Yorker from 1997 to 2011, and has written several books on the subject of architecture. It was an awesome semester working with him and learning to view design in a critical fashion. This was one of my favorite pieces that I did for that class on the Californian Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

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Krochet Kids: Unmasking an Invisible Market

Continuing with the theme of, "This is a cool thing making a difference, and I think you should know about it": Krochet Kids looks like typical skateboard-esque accessories, but they're doing so much more with their non-profit providing not only support and income to those struggling in poverty, but showing us the face of what we purchase.

Just a note: This one has a lot of information as well about the 2013 Bangladesh Factory accident, which some may find distressing, but it's important to remind ourselves that these things happened—and incredibly recently—when discussing the human element of stuff.

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