31 Jul '12, 1pm

Checking in with Pliny Fisk via @ecohomemagazine VISION 2020 research project.

Checking in with Pliny Fisk via @ecohomemagazine VISION 2020 research project.

Pliny Fisk is out there, so much so that his recent entry into a recent International Living Future Institute design competition was rejected because, Fisk was told, it was too futuristic. “I thought that was strange,” says the architect and co-director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems in Austin, Texas. “Wasn’t that the point of the competition?” But Fisk is no stranger to being at or usually beyond the cutting edge of achieving sustainable environments for the built world. CMPBS is a nonprofit education, research, and demonstration organization he co-founded with his wife Gail Vittori in 1975 to specialize in life-cycle planning and design. The organization is believed to be the oldest entity of its kind in the U.S. The center’s client list spans the globe and its website boasts a hefty library of position papers and presentations about sustainable des...

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/green-building/pliny-fisk-is...

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