THE SELF-SUFFICIENT CITY: Envisioning the habitat of the future was a recent architectural competition run by IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia). This is the following 3 page A3 PDF submission of the actions, experiences and stories of hope from normal people in Dublin who tried to make a greener city for themselves…
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Panel 1: Strategies to change our world – PDF (2.3 M)
Panel 2: An Eco Corridor for Dublin City – PDF (831.7 K)
Panel 3: Testimonies and stories of hope – PDF – (1.3 M)
The Testimonies and stories of hope can be read in their original postings on indymedia ireland at Bringing Nature To Mans Domain and The Cursed Earth Garden. Update of the 3rd stage in the life of the Dolphins Barn community garden, now renamed as South Circular Road Garden, can be read at 3rd time lucky for community garden in Dublin 8? A documentary was made about the garden and can be watched at: Car Park Cultivation
A submission from one of the Barcelona en Transició collective, based on Transition and Permacultural ideas, was selected as a finalist, published in IAAC´s book, and its 1 minute film summary of the proposal was screened in CCCB.