The (Temporary) Cuban Pavilion existed at the Venice architectural Biennale, for a short time in 2006. On Monday 16th October, the French Pavilion, which was called METAVILLA, was turned into the Cuban Pavilion with full permission and support from curator Patrick Bouchain and all invited participants who were living and working out of the space during the ResidentMETA workshop. […]
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This weekend we are launching the CURITIBA ECO CITY TOURS, 4 FREE tours over the weekend. The first tour is the architectural bike tour on Friday, we leave at 2pm. You can see the poster below and the tour has been posted as a facebook event. There is also a facebook page for the tours: […]
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As part of the #CheerForPeaceEXPO exhibiton in Curitiba, Brazil. A short presentation at 5pm of films about different artistic projects in Ireland, Spain, France, Italy… The talk will be broadcast live on the #CheerForPeaceEXPO NET TV channel on Bambuser. The archive video will be made available after.
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Irish eco architect Duncan Crowley will give his talk at 5pm (9pm Irish time) in IBQP, the iCities node in Curitiba, Brazil on Friday 8th of August 2014. The talk will be broadcast live on the #CheerForPeaceEXPO NET TV channel on Bambuser. The archive video will be made available after. He is part of the […]
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Today is day 22 of the Israeli offensive into Gaza. Yet again we see in this mornings news that ANOTHER UN school has been hit by Israeli rockets, 19 killed and 100 injured, as well as a busy city market, killing 15 and wounding dozens. So far, since this attack began there has been more […]
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Greetings from Brazil, . My name is Duncan Crowley, an Irishman who lives in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba but who is traveling to participate in an event in the largest favela in Latin America this Saturday; Rocinha, in Rio de Janeiro, the day before the world cup final. I am part of a […]
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An amazing day happened on Sunday 15th of June 2014 in Vila Torres, Curitiba, the day before the city saw its first of four world cup games. Vila Torres is the most central and oldest of the many underprivileged Favelas of the city. Its a tough existence here, people with next to nothing do what […]
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The eyes of the world focus on Brazil Tomorrow the 2014 FIFA World Cup will begin in Brazil, who knows how it will go. Will it be a success, or not? Will they have the stadiums finished in time, or not? Will it be interrupted by violent protests, or not? Will it be a positive […]
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Duncan Crowley’s First Curitiba tour with Architecture Weekend now ready, just click on the website, book tour and see you here soon… Curitiba, the world’s leading eco-city? In one of the most unlikely places, huge creativity has arisen since the 70’s. Visit Curitiba to understand the urban evolution of what many call the most ecological […]
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Nearly 2 years ago in Barcelona, where I lived for 7 years, I met some really amazing Brazilian girls on the walking tour I was the guide of (one of my jobs at the time), they told me about excellent work going on in the slums of Sao Paulo and elsewhere in their native country. […]
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