08 Aug '11, 2pm

Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS) Still Causing Serious Commotion

Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS) Still Causing Serious Commotion

Pliny Fisk III; co-director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems in Austin, Texas. Credit: Destry Jaimes In 1975, Pliny Fisk III co-founded the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS) in Austin, Texas. Thirty-six years later, the nonprofit affectionately known as Max’s Pot is still dedicated to advancing knowledge of sustainable design through education, research, and demonstration of architectural projects considered to have potential for contributions to site, regional, and global sustainability, as well as to human health. Fisk serves as its co-director, along with his wife, Gail Vittori. Fisk traces much of his passion for cross-disciplinary inquiry to his days at the University of Pennsylvania during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His professional accomplishments include helping to start the AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) and ...

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/green-builders/still-causing...

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