Nobody can deny that millennials are an important cohort nowadays. Growing up in an increasingly online and socially-connected world, idealism, consciousness and diversity’s tolerance seem to be the most common traits. Nonetheless, it is the first generation that is less economically successful than their parents. Consequently, millennials are dealing with dilemas such as the need to own a home […]Read More Agrihoods: housing for millennials
What is happiness? What makes you happy? A new car, a bigger house, winning the lottery, a higher-paying job, power, fame, more friends, peace, less poverty, health, less body fat? The options are endless and everybody, of course, has the right to be happy. However, the way we define our happiness drives what we do […]Read More Sustainable Happiness. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
“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.