Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Edible City: ideas about growing food in the city


A fellow Landscape Architect, Daniel Tal, made a great 3 minute video about the edible city: ways to grow food as the city expands.  Lots of different strategies are shown: food trucks, roof top farming, commercial growing, and growing food at home.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Tornado maps

Leave it to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center to visualize where tornado watches have occurred on a per county basis in a given year and how much that has varied from previous years.

Tornado Statistics:

Largest average tornadoes per State over 30 years: Texas (a big state)

Largest average annual tornado fatalities per state over 30 years: Alabama (6)

Largest average annual tornadoes per 10k square miles per state over 30 years: Kansas (12)

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