benterrett + environment   18

cityofsound: Flood
I got the Sydney-based architect and teacher Adrian Lahoud in to Arup recently, to give a talk describing some of his work at UTS around what he calls 'post-traumatic urbanism'. Usually this applies to the likes of Berlin or Beirut, but we've been talking about how it applies to Australian cities (though had been thinking of a gridlocked Sydney than a flooded Brisbane.) In Beirut, due to the variability of its fabric, everyday needs have to be met locally, as you're never sure whether a road will be there or not. As a result, there is what you might call 'network redundancy' i.e. every few streets has a grocers, bakers, coffee shop, ironmongers, tailors etc. etc. This, as opposed to the centralised and consolidated model of western cities,
cityofsound  danhill  flooding  brisbanefloods  queenslandflood  australia  environment  sustainability  reportage  review11 
january 2011 by benterrett
Save as WWF, Save a Tree : Home
"The WWF format is a PDF that cannot be printed out. It’s a simple way to avoid unnecessary printing. So here’s your chance to save trees and help the environment. Decide for yourself which documents don't need printing out – then simply save them as WWF." Brilliant.
wwf  designisthenewmanagementconsultancy  environment  sustainability  good  review10 
december 2010 by benterrett
Donald Trump: Climate campaigner Al Gore 'should be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize after record snow storms' | Mail Online
"The billionaire tycoon said record-breaking snow storms proved that the former US Vice-President was wrong on global warming, and that policies aimed at tackling carbon emissions were harming America's economy." Jesus Christ
donaldtrump  algore  environment  climate  bad 
february 2010 by benterrett
Introduction
"Paper has been around for almost 2000 years, and during this time it has undoubtedly established itself as the most effective and versatile means of communication"
newspaperclub  graphicdesign  design  paper  papercamp  papernet  trees  sustainability  environment  resouce 
june 2009 by benterrett
Wool comes back as the cool new packing material - Times Online
"Morris maintains that the trend towards greener products could help to take Woolcool into the mainstream. “It's not just about the financial bottom line anymore. Woolcool is much less costly in environmental terms and such things may well be reflected in the price of polystyrene one day. Local councils are increasingly reluctant to take it as waste. "
wool  packaging  sustainability  environment  heat  good 
march 2009 by benterrett
Watermarks Project
Lovely, good, sensible, gorgeous looking project. Ticks all boxes.
tangibledigital  identity  bristol  good  idea  projection  sustainability  green  environment 
february 2009 by benterrett
HAND-ME-DOWN
Howies Hand Me Down stuff. So good, so good. Shit website though.
howies  sustainability  environment  good  inspiration  idea  sus 
december 2008 by benterrett
BBC NEWS | England | Norfolk | Airline sought actors for flights
"Flybe advertised for actors to fly between Norwich and Dublin to boost passenger numbers and avoid a £280,000 commercial penalty." Madness
sustainability  madness  environment  airline  airport 
march 2008 by benterrett
Earthrace
The crazy eco boat thing we saw at Shad Thames that day.
boat  shad  thames  environment 
december 2007 by benterrett
Sailor Jerry: Return Policy
Sailor Jerry. Why treehuggers should kiss our ass. As DG says, the best environmental statement ever. Via DG.
sustainability  environment  not  green  service 
may 2007 by benterrett

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