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Vol. 12: A Journey Through Alternative Ways of Living: a design approach for scaling up grassroots movements towards sustainability

Given the growing world-wide urbanization and the need for achieving a sustainable way of living, there is an urgent need for developing possibilities sustainable ways of urban living. This study was carried to find the existing urban sustainable practices and to propose connections and complementarity between them. For this, this study was based on emerging design practices to foster and disseminate the practices to a wider public, which resulted on the creation of the »Guidebook for Urban Freedom«.

PDFVol. 12. Nicholas Torretta: A Journey Through Alternative Ways of Living: a design approach for scaling up grassroots movements towards sustainability (PDF. 8,9 MB)
Von Nicholas Torretta, Helsinki, Finnland.

09.12.2011 | Neues Buch

Anders wirtschaften, besser leben – und glücklich sein

Die Journalistin Annette Jensen hat sie aufgespürt: Menschen, die Alternativen zum globalen Mainstream entwickelt haben, die etwas gegen Klimawandel, Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise tun. Das sind keine Theoretiker, sondern Macher mit unterschiedlichen Hintergründen. Von Christine Weis, Freiburg.

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