Posts Tagged ‘food’

Organoponicos: Thriving Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 16:15 2 Comments

The BBC Two’s Future of Food recently published an article entitled ‘The vegetable gardeners of Havana’. In the article Sarah Murch explains how a major food crisis in Cuba, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, gave birth to Havana’s organoponicos, urban allotments used for growing vegetables and fruit. Today, organiponico’s produce 4 million tonnes […]

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Food and Cities: a call for balance

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 12:08 3 Comments

Frame form the film “HOME” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. 2009 Food is indisputably one of the biggest challenges facing cities in 21st century that is seldom discussed. As cities grow at an unprecedented rate, food prices hit the roof and demand outweighs supply. So what can cities do to reintegrate food systems into the urban context? […]

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India In Flux >

Monday, February 2, 2009 17:06 No Comments

Sandesh an exhibition at the St-Etienne Intl Design Biennale, France, Nov. 2008 SANDESH: A DESIGN JOURNEY The design journey began at the International St-Etienne Design Biennale in France : the exhibition INDIA IN FLUX > took place in the French city, exploring “Sandesh” as its initial theme. “Sandesh” was its main metaphor. Sandesh has several […]

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