Archinect - News 2017-07-22T14:40:51-04:00 Jacob Slevin sums up NeoCon 2012 Paul Petrunia 2012-06-28T17:09:00-04:00 >2012-07-02T08:48:27-04:00 <img src="" width="630" height="471" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I'm not an analyst nor economist, but my observations are as follows: 1. Private-sector construction as a percentage of total construction appears robust considering the state of our economy. 2. Without question, digital content consumption is no longer the future, but rather the present. More interesting, there are nearly more architects and designers consuming content on their mobile devices than in magazines.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Designer Pages' CEO Jacob Slevin summarizes this year's NeoCon for HuffPo with video coverage, interesting attendee demographic data, and some of his personal favorite stand-outs.</p> Can New York City Achieve Carbon Neutrality in Buildings by 2030? Paul Petrunia 2011-04-20T20:18:18-04:00 >2011-04-20T20:18:53-04:00 <img src="" width="610" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Most buildings in New York will undergo renovation over the next twenty years. A number will also get demolished. As well, many building enclosures will soon need replacement, particularly post-WW2 curtain wall buildings. Gut renovations of office spaces take place on a regular basis. There is great opportunity to re-imagine and reduce energy consumption in all these buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Our friend Jacob Slevin talks to Ed Mazria, sustainable architecture activist and founder of Architecture 2030, about changes he envisions for NYC and beyond.</p>