Building A Greener Future

Architects Begin to Design with the Earth in Mind

“My profession does a lot of damage,” admitted architect James Wines in the sober tones usually reserved for recovery groups. “I want to be part of reversing that, at least philosophically.” An audience of several hundred nodded in agreement. The panel discussion last May was organized by New York City’s Grand Tour Design, a program geared toward showcasing exemplary design via tours, exhibits and workshops.