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22 May 2006
Berlin
Last weekend was the annual Designmai in Berlin. The topic “Build or Die” had some projects relating to urban nomads and low cost shelter.
Here are some links.

Nohotel
-using vacant buildings or construction sites as temporary hotels.

Link to a96 architects and the Folding Box house
here

Link to Instant Housing by Winfried Baumann
here

And on the topic of creatively activating the City-Soundbombs that can be left around the streets or in trees to leave secret messages, “non visual grafitti” by Felix Hardmood Beck
here

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The landscape of East Germany is scarred from the change in ideologies following the end of the Cold War.

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FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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