The Whole HOG: June 2013

Water-centric Green Design News

  “An idea is salvation by imagination.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

We’re diving into summer with a whole lot of imagination, brought to life with equal parts discipline and ingenuity in a ‘water-gifting billboard’ showcased in our B.U.G. Design feature. Find out how a Peruvian ad agency and an engineering and technology college teamed up to create a billboard that dispenses drinking water.

The Brietzke home install, in the Chicago suburb where Frank Lloyd Wright began his architectural practice, showcases how well our HOG tanks play with others. A good summer lesson. We’re revisiting our Australian roots with the Goff home install.

Summer rains have come to Marin, which makes for happy gardens–and gardeners. Summer storms, on the other hand, can make for physical and political upheaval and sometimes even inspire legislative action. Storms, as increasingly urgent indicators of climate change, contribute to an eventful Water News Round-up for us. Follow the links for more.

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