Understanding and Exploring the Role of Balance in Our Relationship with the Natural World is a critical 21st Century skill.
The Origin Story of Mezzacello as told by Rick. Who would buy a property in the city and then adapt it completely to another use?
Rick and I had been searching for a house in Old Towne East (a downtown residential neighborhood in Columbus, OH) for a few years. We talked about what we wanted to do with a house, and what it would be…
The Systems Approach to life expects one to look at pattern, process, and structure. That’s what we have done here at Mezzacello.
Urban Farm, urban problems vandals, theft and working out the path of sustainability and ecosystems. We rebuild and keep working.
What do you do with two vacant lots a low budget, and big dreams. You build and plan! Oh and rebuild the house as well.
Water is one of the holy trinity of resources in an urban ecosystem, alongside biomass, and flora and fauna.
Armed with a vision and some CAD plans for my semicircular Georgian pond, I presented my idea to the Columbus Department of Health Animal Permit Division. I had discussed my need for a large aquatic biosystem to support fish and…