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2014-06-12 08:22:46

LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS, MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS, WORK-SHOPS, DEMONSTRATIONS TAOS, N.M., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of New Mexico Taos will host an innovative Humanitarian Design Seminar & Workshop, Tuesday, August 5 through Friday, August 8, 2014, launching the school's Sustainability Institute's presentation and lecture series focusing on design and resilience for the changing world. Includes UNM Taos course credit and AIA approved continuing...

2009-10-13 15:04:47

Sustainable architecture Could sustainable architecture address pollution, climate change and resource depletion by helping us build self-sufficient, off-grid, housing from "waste", including vehicle tires and metal drinks containers? That's the question researchers at the University of South Australia hope to answer in the International Journal of Sustainable Design. Martin Freney of the department of Art, Architecture and Design has taken a critical look at the work of architect, Michael...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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