From ancient marine sediment compacted and pressurized over the ages to form limestone, to oyster middens—heaps of discarded shells—used to create a paste for mortar, to the stone ground to make cement-board siding, mollusks are on the menu in many of our buildings.
On this episode of RM-3, host Dan Maginn takes a deep dive into the role of shellfish in our shelters.
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Steve Raike, Lake Flato Architects
Emilie Taylor Welty, The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design
RM-3 is produced by Jenny Xie, produced and edited by Laura Spencer, and hosted by Dan Maginn. Our theme music is by Slag Ralden. Special thanks to Rich Campanella, Steve Raike, and Emilie Taylor Welty for being on the show; to Alexander Adams, Mara Lazer, and Anthony Cave; and to Aaron Williams and the rest of his compadres at the Blind Pelican in New Orleans.