Communicating between teams with @trello

One of the tools I use for team collaboration and communication is Trello. Take a look at how I use this multi-platform app for business development here. They have a useful blog post on some of the tools available to achieve seamless communications, including Trello of course. Seamless team communication doesn’t just happen by divine…

productivity tools

I will post specifically about some of the productivity tools that I use but in the meantime I have included a link to my apple technology blog below which will take you to my blog on this subject and related tech’ solutions. apple technology blog

Task management

It’s up to you how you manage your day to day tasks. I think it comes down to how you individually prefer to keep organized. Some people will keep a note book, others use sticky notes but for me, I use technology. More about these options later. What is consistent in my view is how…

The concrete ark

The simplicity of the form, the standard of the concrete finish and then the contrast between this “brutal” material and the landscape context, makes this an exemplary house design. Robert Konieczny, the Architect of the Szczecin museum that won the 2016 World Building of the Year, designed this elegant house for his family. His design provides…

Living in the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger  family has been living on Norway’s Sandhornøya island, where they started their journey into sustainable living, since 2013. Their three-story cob home—built from sand, water, clay, and other…

Designing for disasters #thinkdifferent

Henk Ovink is the Netherland’s acting director general of spatial planning and water affairs and took a different approach to this international challenge. In June 2013, the US housing department launched a $1bn multidisciplinary design competition informed by this new approach. Dubbed Rebuild by Designand funded by the Rockefeller Foundation (which also supports Guardian Cities) and other…