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    2006 Earthships Sustainable architecture Global An Earthship is a house that can provide in all basic needs of life and has a minimal ecological impact It s concept was developed by architect Michael Reynolds and is based on the ideas of using durable technology the reusage of discarded materials and being autonomous Meanwhile about a 1000 earthships have been build on several continents A few other links Wikipedia Earthship org Stijn 0 comments Architecture DIY Homebrew Sustainability Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Can Masdeu Shifting Soils See slide show Last week while I was in Barcleon AmyF 0 comments Projects nolvadex You have the Right to Know FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product from production to utilization and not just what they see in the stores Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product s life influences the environment and ourselves Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers a website and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform

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    displayed designs sent in from university students in Mexico Switzerland and Sweden Resembling a DIY camping site the results included a hut made from beer coasters many takes on tarpaulin and the 100 Euro house The Ideas of homelessness was partnered with the more positive image of the Urban Nomad The Instant Housing projects by Winfried Baumann could be wheeled folded inflated and hung and included mod cons such as an Airport receiver and bookshelf The Evian bottle Iglu by Alexander Clos came with the coupon for the 100 bottles necessary for building it and placing it back into the economic cycle and A96 Architects showed off their Folding Box House The Nohotel by Tobias Lehmannn and Floris Schiferli offered temporary accommodation by transforming vacant buildings into comfortable hotel rooms But as every design aficionado knows what s an Urban Nomad without a good set of wheels New methods of transport included the The Smartboard by Airprop a mix of scooter and skateboard and Gewerk s redesign for Berlin s popular pedal powered Velotaxis Another bike accessory was the aptly named Holland Relief by Luftheke Ypenburg a bike stand that is vandalism proof and comes with a built in pump Urban furniture included The Berlinbank designed by Thomas Schneider which is a public bench made from skeletal wooden arms that can be moved around for new viewpoints and the Imbissbude Berlin s romatic take on the take away trolley presented by plattformnachwuchsarchitekten Tours included an excursion to the Garden City Atlantis a modernist housing and cultural complex built in the Twenties in keeping with the ideas of Ebenezer Howard s Garden Cities Recently renovated by the Berlin architects BF Studio sadly without the former Grand Cinema and lighting Atlantis is an ongoing attempt at reviving a whole area that has been neglected for decades The Designmai Youngsters took place on the other side of town in another large wharehouse on the river Spree Many projects were tongue in cheek and showed obvious initiative by piggy backing on the upcoming world cup The quirky designs included a floormat shaped as an out field and a coat rack made from Table Soccer pieces by UK designers Mixco Another was the Nike Play Award for Innovation in Football with the winner being Joerg Diessl and his Ego Shooter a device that enables one to see the game from the perspective of the ball The amazing Ad dictlab from Brussels are a growing collective of international designers who create projects workshops and magazines their latest being based on Cultural Heritage Their mini exhibition entitled Universal House showed ingenious domestic appliances such as the chopstick fork combo and the chair come bag Particularily local were the must have accessories for Berlin s favourite outdoor urban sport from the World of Ping Pong Country Jumpers with round pockets for rackets and fold up tables all created a unique combo for summer fun Berlin currently has over 1300 designers and growing a Metropole chock full of what

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    matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 22 Jun 2006 Belgium s Princess Elisabeth Antarctic Research Station Antarctica The Antarctic summer home to 20 people including 12 to 16 scientists who will do research on climate change and Antarctica s key role as part of the global climate system It will be powered by solar and wind energy alone and will recycle all its waste Looks a bit like the front end of an old American car I know there is a model that has a front end that looks more like the building If you know it mail me AmyF 0 comments Architecture Sustainability Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Life Support Systems Soil is the vital system which supports growth of plants which supply food and oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide and nitrogen is a foundation of life Stijn 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an

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    org www allcreams org 14 Jun 2006 Casitas Mexico City Security Huts Mexico City Structures built to house and provide shelter for the security guards in the wealthy neighborhoods Lomas de Chapultepec of Mexico City The men it is a gendered space who work live they often work 24 hour shifts in these casitas decorate them with photos of women the virgin of Guadalupe and pinups and fill them with amenities such as radios televisions hot plates for cooking tortillas and in some even toilets They are very personal spaces that are placed in a public setting AmyF 0 comments Architecture Urban City Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Heavy Metal The landscape of East Germany is scarred from the change in ideologies following the end of the Cold War In the aftermath of the ligni Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Selective Memory For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea s responses The impact of Industrialisation

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    inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 06 Jun 2006 Germany Losing Berlin For a live hour by hour account of the dismantling of Berlin s Palast der Republik and the changing weather conditions hook into the Senate s website and click the image Ironically the losers The Volkspalast the people s palace and the creative public have just won the 4th European Prize for Urban Public Space Joni T 0 comments Architecture Public Projects Urban City Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Lucy Harrison Interview The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or better see what could Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and

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    inhaler php Ventolin http www ainhalers org ventolin inhaler php bcfaq bcfaq http www inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 05 Jun 2006 Brasilia A Planned City Brazil In the 1950 s Lucio Costa a Brazilian architect proposed a bird shaped or airplane garden city for Brazil s new capital city The city was a collaboration between president Juscelino Kubitscheck Costa and Oscar Niemeyer For more info Dreaming up Brasilica The Economist AmyF 0 comments Architecture Urban City Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Sørfinnset skole the nord land See a slide show here The majority of contemp Nis 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution as well as pollution forecasts on individual streets The project holds an open source

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    dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 25 May 2006 Guatemex Mexico And Guatemala Guatemex is an artificial island built upon the Suchiate river between Mexico and Guatemala A beautiful structure floating on the border between two countries a piece of no man s land which hundreds of people cross every day In Guatemex these immigrants can access via satellite internet information that might prove useful for their journey Documents with legal rights routes emergency numbers health information etc are displayed for them along with the possibility to chat with a guide located on another point of the border in Frontera Corozal also in Chiapas Stijn 0 comments Architecture Art Activism Public Projects Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Gardens as sites for critique culture and self organization By Nis Rømer In the course of the summer 2007 the Public Picnic project developed with the help of neighbours friends and people pas Nis 0 comments Projects nolvadex Public Air Quality indicator The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed

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    ainhalers org ventolin inhaler php bcfaq bcfaq http www inhalersfaq org buy essays Contributors Free Soil Authors All List amy franceschini corinne matesich nis rømer stijn schiffeleers joni taylor marthe van dessel http www ourdrops org www allcreams org 22 May 2006 Designmai Berlin Last weekend was the annual Designmai in Berlin The topic Build or Die had some projects relating to urban nomads and low cost shelter Here are some links Nohotel using vacant buildings or construction sites as temporary hotels Link to a96 architects and the Folding Box house here Link to Instant Housing by Winfried Baumann here And on the topic of creatively activating the City Soundbombs that can be left around the streets or in trees to leave secret messages non visual grafitti by Felix Hardmood Beck here Joni T 0 comments Architecture Exhibitions Add a Comment Your Name Email Website Top Features Berlin by Joni Taylor There s a particular word being thrown about with verve here in Berlin Germany Zwischennutzung Directly transl Joni T 0 comments Projects nolvadex Gardening Silicon Valley Superfund Sites Gardending Superfund Sites is an art project that fosters discourse around the issues of nature preservation industry and activism Information and

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