‘Project Introduction Text’ Archive

Project Introduction Text: URFJ Restaurant

by Carla Cipolla, Nadia Carvalho (1) The University Restaurant was opened in 2009 and represents a joint effort of the Administration of UFRJ and Institute of Nutrition Josué de Castro / UFRJ. With the focus of interdisciplinary the project attracted also the UFRJ Innovation Agency, the Graduate School and Research in Engineering (COPPE/UFRJ), family farmers [...]

Project Introduction Text: AMPLIFY

AMPLIFY – Amplifying Creative Communities in New York City (1) by Eduardo Staszowski Introduction The project “Amplifying Creative Communities in New York City” takes a localized approach towards new ideas that can make the transition to more sustainable cities. The starting point of the project is that sustainable social innovation is present in hidden, less [...]

Project Introduction Text: Ojo al Sancocho

“Ojo al Sancocho” Film Festival, Ciudad Bolívar, Bogotá, Colombia by Gloria Rodríguez (1) Introduction The objective of the project is to analyze how the community of Ciudad Bolívar in Bogotá, Colombia makes itself socially present  through the construction of a film festival.  The third Ojo al Sancocho Film Festival is organized by Sueños Films Colombia.  [...]

Project Introduction Text: NeWu

New Wuxi and New Life (NeWu) by Miaosen Gong, PhD, Associate Professor 1 Introduction NeWu is an ongoing explorative framework project promoted by School of Design, Jiangnan University (JU) and other partners, stakeholders. It aims to promote new sustainable lifestyles with radical change towards sustainability by identifying, intervening and generating sustainable initials, proposals, projects for [...]

Project Introduction Text: Pévèle

by François Jégou (1), Stéphane Vincent (2), Romain Thevenet (3) Introduction The project aims at exploring both sustainable and quality ways of living between cities and countryside in periurban areas of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in the North region of France. The project is at a very early stage. The intention is to set an action-research development process [...]

Project Introduction Text: Xianqiao Village

by Francesca Rizzo (1) The Chongming Sustainable Community project aims to to improve the living conditions in the Chongming countryside community and to promote its sustainable development. Considering that Chongming is an island of farms and woods very close to Shanghai, the project main strategy is to promote a set of initiatives, both in Chongming [...]

Project Introduction Text: DOTT07

Dott 07 (Designs of the Time) by Bang Hee and Daniela Sangiorgi, ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster University Dott (Designs of the Time) is a 10-year programme of design promotion, manifesting every two years and spanning entire regions across the UK. Dott can be described as a series of creative and grassroots community design projects, intended to improve [...]