Patch/Work in Metropolis Magazine


In the recent blog article “Beyond LEED,” Metropolis Magazine examines sustainable designs within Philadelphia’s woven urban framework, with a focus on Patch/WorkOLIN’s award-winning submission to the Living City Design Competition.

Juliet Whelan of Metropolis writes, “Patch/Work, an impressive effort that proposes noteworthy ideas for ways to handle energy and water infrastructure in the gritty city.” She adds that Partner Richard Roark “convincingly argues that the neighborhood scale works best for water infrastructure. As with energy, a critical first move demands minimizing wastewhich hinges on greywater reuse when it comes to waterthe old don’t-flush-the-toilet-with-drinking-water point.”


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