Posts Tagged ‘sustainable design’

future city toronto

This video was shown at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Mayor Miller attended to represent Toronto as Chair of the C40 at the Climate Summit for Mayors and continue to champion the leadership of cities in fighting climate change. Watch the video to see what Toronto is doing to fight climate change. […]

land art generator initiative

land art generator initiative

call for submissions: deadline June 4th, 2010 The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is to design and construct Land Art / Environmental Art installations that have the added benefit of large scale clean energy generation. Each sculpture will continuously distribute clean energy into the electrical grid with each land art sculpture having […]

subtle technologies exhibition panel

subtle technologies exhibition panel

Exhibition Panel Subtle Technologies: Exhibition Panel Panellists: Matthew Biederman, Noel Harding, Chris Hardwicke, Marko Peljhan, Rod Strickland Moderator: Graeme Stewart Date: June 5th Time: 4:15PM Summary This interactive discussion will explore the connections and ideas from the Festival exhibition, contingent ecologies :: investigations at the edge, with the exhibition artists. Moderator Graeme Stewart Associate, E.R.A. […]

jill anholt: making connections

jill anholt: making connections

subtle technologies presentation Sustainability has become an all-encompassing term that allows us to view the whole world through its lens. Its definition has expanded from our influence on the natural environment to include social, cultural and economic structures of the human condition, tying us together within a vast network of relationships. It is this cloud […]

lorraine gauthier + lisa moffitt: sustainable building panel

lorraine gauthier + lisa moffitt: sustainable building panel

subtle technologies presentation This panel will investigate some architectural projects that make use of sustainable building practices. Lorraine Gauthier Work Worth Doing Now House™ – One small house. One million opportunities. One of our biggest environmental challenges is improving the energy efficiency of houses that exist now. I will describe our progress in creating environmental […]