Once upon a time, there was a Catalan village which lived frightened by a fierce dragon. The villagers realized that the only way to appease his hunger was offering people to him as food. The first person chosen by lot was the lovely and kindly princess, to everyone’s sadness. Once she arrived in front of […]Read More Celebrating a different and sustainable St. George’s day
Imagine yourself entering to a supermarket where no endless, distracting bright colourful and packed shelves are found. Instead, imagine a relaxed, neutral space with a pleasant atmosphere that allows you to enjoy the shopping experience. Have you succeeded? If it’s difficult, pictures of Original unverpackt grocery store can help you. It opened in Berlin one […]Read More Back to basics. Waste-free shopping.
“The light bulb conspiracy” is one of those documentaries which not leave you indifferent; it hits a nerve and develops a critical spirit on you. It discusses the issue of planned obsolescence, that is to say the scheduled reduction of the useful life of some products to increase their consumption. The documentary begins with the […]Read More The Light Bulb Conspirancy: Planned Obsolescence.
“It is not logical that in a Mediterranean city the majority of roofs are closed and do not have any kind of use”. This was remarked a few months ago by Barcelona’s city Mayor, Xavier Trias. I have to say that I totally agree with it. If you have a look to an aerial photography […]Read More Towards Sustainable Cities. Strenghtening social bonds in Barcelona.
Navigating through Twitter I came across with a tweet by @iambiente that said “Nuevo campus de #Apple será el edificio más verde del mundo” ( The new Apple campus will be the greenest building in the world). So, knowing that I’m pretty hooked on this topic and Apple is a well-known brand I started to […]Read More Keep in touch, Twitter. About the new Apple green headquarters.
“Architects are spending one out of every six minutes online using social media” according to sources like PRweb.com Well, actually a lot of people nowadays is spending more and more minutes every day to social media, so why architects shouldn’t? Their public and young staff is all using social media and they know that it […]Read More Architecture Instagramers
A few months ago I came across with this post: What Harry Potter Teaches Us About Integrated Transport. It caught my attention because I am a fan of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling and I’m very interested in public transport and sustainable mobility initiatives. At that moment, I asked myself how these two […]Read More Learning about public transport with Harry Potter’s world