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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area
Librarianship meets Architecture -Your Library formed by Your Experience
Interests: library advocacy, community health strengthened through excellence in library services and environments designed to serve community needs, strategic planning, coaching for architectural programming, advice about energy efficient design,
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It's back and beautiful and open on Saturdays. The funding for this branch fell victim to the '08 crash. And it rises again, alive and in time with the rhythm of the City with a Teen Space to die for,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The colour Blue makes history, again. Yttrium, Indium, Manganese‎ (Oxide), heated to 2,000F and mixed w/ chemicals resulted in an unintended vivid blue pigment called 'YInMn'. Scientists at Oregon State University discovered YInMn in experiments "related to electronics" in 2009.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎Archeology ... Architecture in Reverse. Because we love London. Because my great grandfather was a cooper. Because Bloomberg is doing this because he can afford to. So what if we can't ever afford to visit Londinio again! http://hyperallergic.com/303860/ancient-roman-waxed-writing-tablets-unearthed-in-central-london/ http://www.mola.org.uk/blog/archaeological-research-britain ’s-oldest-hand-written-documents-released... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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He's done it!‎ It's open. I wonder if it is as magical as The Gates? Bet it is. http://www.architectmagazine.com/design/culture/floating-piers-by-christo-and-jeanne-claude-opens-to-public_o SrcnGrabCred: architect magazine Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎In the summers between 1994 and 2015 Robert Dawson traveled 48 states and DC, preserving in a photographic record 526 of the 16,536 public libraries that serve this country in any and all ways imaginable at every scale with all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The people of Sandy Hook, CT are ‎opening their new school. Ms. Clement-Carlson has written a poem to commemorate this act of faith and hope that lives on in all of the people there, who are dedicating their lives to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This news will help spur R&D in new energy delivery sources with a great result: now even more librarians will have the opportunity to design excellent libraries and incorporate into their budgets cost effective and efficient sources of energy. Responsible... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Science disguised as art. Brillant imaginative minds show us what elements "look" like. Russian scientists take it to the streets and public spaces with their special brand of performance art. The link within this one is in Russian‎ but the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Since the Towers fell in NYC; since I worked at a maximum prison; since my mother thought me how to carry my keys - points out - in my hand when walking to my car; I have thought a lot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Click on the image Margo. Wait, it opens up in a new window. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Consumers come out on top with this ruling - for now. Stay vigilant and informed. With BIG DATA launching further appeals, this will most likely go all the way to the Supreme Court. https://www.good.is/articles/net-neutrality-for-the-win ScrnGrbCrd: GOOD/ Getty‎ Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Shamelessly ‎lifted directly from ‎re-tweet @ HighTechPanda. Tx. I can't resist either. Saturday Library Smile Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Wow!‎ How much do I love what we can do with plywood? [reverential nod to Gehry] ‎http://www.sp-arc.net/ Sameep Padora Associates have addressed a challenge common to all our countries evidently ; that is the one posed by the *need* (my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎'This sponsorship could take the country out of its science doldrums'...'NdGT' Science Talent Search, a program of the Society for Science & the Public, has a long time, vocal supporter who was (as ever) pumped to announce the Regeneron -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We scanned Bob Warburton‎'s piece in the Library Journal News about the controversy swirling around the libraries that are slated for closing in Newfoundland. You can read his article here (all screen shots from Library Journal News): Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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If you have seen any of the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions here ‎in NYC or if you're just a fan of the Bard...you might give this a look next time you're in the City. http://www.nyhistory.org/exhibitions/first-folio-book-gave-us-shakespeare ScrnGrbCrd: NYHS Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎Learn more about the issues involving challenges to collections for your library users in the GLBT community and how to safeguard your GLBT materials during ALA's GLBT Book Month this June. All info and details about speakers, outcomes and details... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Check this out. Link to 'National Lab for Libraries'. The Harwood Institute. Libraries are always looking for ways to readjust their focus and meet the ever-changing needs of their communities. But what are those needs and how do we spend... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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My dear friend and brilliant sign maker / artist - Noella, owner of Sign-It Signs in Cornwall, Ontario sent me this today... Truer words have never been drawn! Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Lovely work. I love this concept and the ideas under and suspending it. Take a look: http://www.gt2p.com/Less-CPP-N-1 Study the details of Gaudí's buildings: http://whc.unesco.org/?cid=31&l=en&id_site=320&gallery=1&&index=13&maxrows=12 Scan this article: http://design-milk.com/innovative-catenary-pottery-printer-gt2p/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=574b783204d301521e963b69&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter Catenary arches. The most innovative architecture in the last century. I think... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We hear these stories all the time, every day. Thanks to @NextCityOrg ‎for getting stories like this out on Twitter. ‎ https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/brooklyn-public-libraries-bridge-digital-divide Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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I'm just printing one of these for my office because I can and I want to and ‎oh, I can! http://www.cilip.org.uk/advocacy-campaigns-awards/advocacy-campaigns/support-your-library/free-stephen-fry-posters-libraries ScrnCptrCred: ‎cilip.org Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This article addresses ways to include visitors who view their museum experience through the lens of their particular place in our human consciousness. Substitute the word 'museum' for 'library' and you have a framework for successfully integrating this demographic into... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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So I have no idea what on earth or in the Multi‎verse 'Kcymaerxthaere' is or how to pronounce it. http://www.kcymaerxthaere.com/index.php/content/stories_all I do know that anything that mixes story telling; parallel universes; 3D representation; geography; multi-linguistic accessibility; trans-Earth community story re-imagining... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Art in itself is important. Decorating walls and doors is a centuries old tradition in India. ‎Yogesh Saini who began 'Delhi Street Art' in 2013, upon returning from Silicon Valley is helping young girls find their happiness and talents and... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians