Tag Archives: Sustainability

MH’s Columbia Land Trust Work

Usually Miller Hull works to bring sustainability to the built environment, but at least once a year we focus our collective energy towards restoring critical habitat for threatened animals with the Columbia Land Trust. Getting to know this nonprofit group and its dedicated staff over the years gives me hope for this world! They have [...]

Miller Hull Short Film: Left & Right Brain Reviewed

A picture is worth a thousand words. The roots of this adage spring from the world of advertising a number of decades before Mad Men’s Don Draper launched his career on Madison Avenue in the 1960′s. If this adage captures the power of the two dimensional image, then what phrase most aptly captures the power [...]

Three Women Helped Pave the Way for the Bullitt Center

As our firm gets ready for the groundbreaking of the Bullitt Center, a truly sustainable office building in downtown Seattle designed to meet the requirements of The Living Building Challenge, the feeling of pride and hope — and a bit of relief — permeates the office. While I’m excited about the promise of this project [...]

Grasshopper Helps Us Take Performance-Based Design Leaps

In addition to our office going all BIM (Revit) and adopting Ecotect as a standard analysis tool in the last four-five years, we have also recently been looking at how the use of Grasshopper might provide benefit to our design process. Grasshopper is a software tool that utilizes Rhino 3-D as a modeling platform to [...]

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