Alexis Wittman | Create Your Badge
The principles of passive solar energy are so simple: like the little girl in the comics who sits in a pool of sunlight, carrying on a conversation with the sunbeam. Passive solar energy is like that; a continuing discourse with nature.
We all know it’s warmer to walk on the sunny side of the street on a crisp spring morning, just as in the hot summer we seek the breezeway or the cellar. Without much thought, we adjust our daily movement to natural rhythms. We are our own passive solar energy systems.
THE BIG EMPTY ROOM. There’s a space here in the Portland area that I just crave. It’s the exhibit room at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, lovingly called OCAC. Up on Barne’s Road in SW Portland…from downtown PDX you just go West on Burnside till it turns into Barne’s. It also features the …