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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‘Sinn Féin hasn’t had this strength since 1918’ – Gerry Adams Interesting times in Ireland again. Time to truly leave “Civil war politics“ in the South and move on? On Friday it was the local and European elections in Ireland, Sinn Féin have scored massively in local elections, especially in the cities. They are set […]
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Friends who drink beers, chat and watch videos exploring Irish music, culture, history through documentaries and films in Saint Patrick pub, Curitiba. (work in progress)
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Happy “National Day of Mathematics” to all those in Brazil, or Brazilians elsewhere, or lovers of maths in general. I was not aware of this sacred day in Brazil until a friend passed on the news this morning, the joys of social media. Maths Rocks!!! A BBC article outlines the days origins: Brazil’s odd passion […]
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Today was my first day visiting a favela (shanty town) in Brazil, it was part of an extremely interesting walk: Padrões da margem do Rio Belém (patterns on the banks of the River Belem) which was led by Curitiba artist / urban adventurer Goto. The walk was one of the 6 organised for the JANES […]
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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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(Activity: 2005, Ireland – Posted on It’s a funny old world: October 2008) Question: What do you get if you throw a few colorful Latinos, a load of Rebel Langers, a “Jack” with his radio stuff and a load of cans of paint together? (Sounds like the recipe for one huge messy disaster, no?) Answer: […]
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Barcelona, London, the boat to Rosslare Limerick, Ennis, West Clare The people, the laughs, the pints, the adventure Strangers whose paths briefly cross All coming and going on their separate ways Just as the waters of the river Fergus Earlier rained down in a hale of warm drops On an old man in his green […]
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