Archinect - News 2014-04-23T11:44:59-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/9180616/o-mighty-green O’ Mighty Green Beatriz Ramo 2011-06-08T07:43:27-04:00 >2011-08-07T19:06:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u4/u48thfpjde5zguhy.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> 0. Introduction<br> Sustainability currently shares many qualities with God; supreme concept, omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient; creator and judge, protector, and (...) saviour of the universe and the humanity. And, like God, it has millions of believers. Since we humans are relatively simpleminded and suspicious and need evidence before belief can become conviction, Green has come to represent sustainability; has become its incarnation in the human world. But sustainability, like God, might not have a form, nor a colour&hellip;</p> <p> 1. Emancipation<br> In a desperate attempt to give shape to an all-encompassing ideology the Green proves to work as the quickest and easiest representation of sustainability. The Green is the only symbol able to keep pace with today&rsquo;s lack of patience and hunger for images; a Lady Gaga-Sustainability: effective, noticeable, creative, sensationalist. In a persistent effort to become the allegory of Sustainability, Green has been emancipated as its caricature.</p> <p> ...</p>