Monthly Archives: September 2009

CABE: Better buildings and spaces improve quality of life, says the public

via cabe.org.uk Nearly nine out of ten people say that better quality buildings and public spaces improve their quality of life, according to new MORI research published by CABE on its tenth anniversary. Reinforces the ‘think outside the building’ approach, … Continue reading

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Cradle To Cradle Explained … “waste is basically stupid”

Check out this excellent video from stichtingmilieunet.nl on how Cradle to Cradle works and why it is so important

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Better Bids in 6mins 40secs

via slideshare.net This is my pecha kucha style summary of the bid to win (and present to win) workshops I run. I also get delegates to summarise their thoughts and actions in a similar PK style, often on flipcharts, (20 … Continue reading

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Social Media for Non Profits, including 5 Rules …

via slideshare.net Nice 5 Rules for Social Media towards end of slideshow

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“Architecture of Change: 8 Real-World Examples” Slideshow from Fast Company

via fastcompany.com In Gestalten’s upcoming book Architecture of Change 2, editors Kristen and Lukas Feireiss take a look at architecture projects around the world that combine creativity, technical knowledge, and scientific expertise to take on environmental challenges.

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Earth Days: 1979 President Carter installed solar panels at White House: 1986 Ronald Reagan took them down.

via guardian.co.uk This mind-bogglingly idiotic reversal is chronicled in Robert Stone’s new documentary Earth Days, about the history of the environmental movement. http://www.earthdaysmovie.com/

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