About Me: I live in Toronto where I work as a research manager and consultant specializing in green buildings and sustainability of the built environment.
I hold a Master of Applied Science in solar buildings engineering from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Engineering in biological (environmental) engineering from Dalhousie University.
Concept: I started this site as a way to collect my letters to the editor and essays that have been published in various publications including The New York Times, The Globe & Mail, New Philosopher, Tricycle, The Walrus, Architectural Record, and Issues in Science & Technology.
Interests: In general, the content of the site drifts towards the following themes:
- Science / Philosophy: I’m interested in the deep existential questions, like those related to ethics, epistemology, evolution, cosmology, technology, and aesthetics. I’m curious about how knowledge in these areas can be applied to contemporary issues to leading a virtuous life.
- Sustainability / Environment: I focus mainly on issues related to the built environment, such as green buildings, and its relationship to human experience. I’m also interested in the philosophical and scientific aspects of sustainability.
- Culture: Everything from politics to religion to comedy to literature.
- Design / Urbanism: I’m inspired by the world of architecture, cities, photography and graphic design.