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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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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Adapt Or Die, Blessed Unrest @ Letterfrack? (Originally posted on Indymedia Ireland on Friday May 30, 2008, Then on Its a Funny Old World) As a species we are finally waking up to the Climatic crisis that we have stupidly gotten ourselves into. After many years of not listening, people now realise the problem we […]
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A public talk by Duncan Crowley in the Bicicletaria Cultural in Curitiba next week at 7.30. Talk will be in (mostly) English and will be translated into Brazilian Portugese. We also hope to make a live vid stream out, should anybody wish to “Tune in” from beyond… Stream channel on Bambuser here Part 1 – […]
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Architectural thesis: CATALYST @ Botanic Spine, Dublin, Ireland 2005 . Greening the city. Connecting communities . Vision: To create the botanic spine, an 18km orbital eco corridor/ greenway for dublin city. A green thread that connects up a series of pocket parks, organic food gardens, local amenities, cities waterways and a new city metro underground. […]
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(March 2009: First published on indymedia Ireland. Also on Indymedia Barcelona + It’s a funny old world) The Gracia community garden radio documentary trilogy and accompanying article Springtime in Europe and the Earths life’s cycle is in bloom again. The 3 parts of the radio documentary capture magical moments in the recent history of one of […]
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(..Before packing our bags and coming to the “New World”, we were busy with lots of exciting initiaves and groups in our old home of 7 years; Barcelona. Here are some of the ideas we were working on about 3 years ago. From an earlier post from Barcelona en Transició) Towards a healthier, happier, eco-effective […]
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CicloIguaçu were founded in May 2011 in Curitiba with a clear purpose: To create an interface for constructive dialogue with the government in order to strengthen the development of bicycle mobility policies. They were key organizers of the incredible #FMB3 (3rd World Bicycle Forum) in February, have a city centre HQ; Bicicletaria Cultural, are leading […]
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