A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures

Rewilding our cities

Architecture Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement New York’s Highline shows that even the densest city environment can be rewilded, creating habitats for native species and green spaces for the community. Photograph: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to … Continuer la lecture »

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G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture »

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Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Skinny towers: with few prime city sites left, Sydney and Melbourne are going tall and slim Sydney’s Pencil Tower hotel will be 6.4 metres wide, 100 metres high and 34 metres deep. An ingenious solution – or foolhardy? Neil Durbach, architect of the proposed Pencil Tower hotel, says ‘each [hotel] room is super compact, it’s … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-3. Villages, Neighbourhoods & Cities, A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Water crisis in the US, a solution?

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine by Erin Brockovich Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. Mon 24 Aug 2020 16.31 A sample of tap water taken in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Garrett MacLean/The Guardian … Continuer la lecture »

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Borrowed Time

re-interpreting the classical western movie… the film backstage: why and how embarking on such an adventure

Catégories: A2B1-6. Creation & Relation to Arts, A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-3. Art & Power, B1B2-5. Fictions & Realities, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory, LLCE1°_2-1-Love and friendship, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions, LLCET°_2-2-Self-representation, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Borrowed Time

WWF

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Greenpeace

Catégories: A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space, B1B2-6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Greenpeace

Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Education vs Profit

Store Wars or the Organic Rebellion

A delicious parody that you’ll never forget … but you need to be a Star Wars’ fan to understand it to the full !

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Conversation with Star Trek’s Captain Kirk

Point of view of a famous sci-fi actor and writer on what the future holds for us  

Catégories: A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, B1B2-5. Fictions & Realities, B1B2-6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias, LLCET°_3-1-Exploration and adventure | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Conversation with Star Trek’s Captain Kirk