"HI, that's a very interesting line of research. I do think that quality of life, wellbeing and social cohesion are increasingly becoming major topics to be considered for public spaces and buildings design. Specially, we are working in…"
"I think it's also useful when trying to promote a more active lifestyle ... too many times the focus is in promoting sports. Promoting dancing or gardening among the elderly or active video games for the youngers are, for example, also valid…"
why do not we try to convert in good what people seems to like more and seems to be bad? the idea of "fast good" was developed by ferran adria and NH hotels to offer fast and healthy food. They opened several restaurants in 2004 and…"
Hi allAt first glance it would seem that the most sustainable way of moving is just not moving. Does anyone know any comparative between working at home (teleworking) and working at. let's say the office?In principle, you can be thought to have the same workplace at home than at the office and the only difference is transport but I feel I'm missing something.thanksQSee More
How should we move around? What roles do cars, public transport, walking and cycling play in society? We must consider emissions and pollution, infrastructure, spatial planning, communities, new services and traveling for work and pleasure.See More
Hithis picture shows a way of using water bottles for protecting vegetables from the cold, the snails (a big problem in my area) and birds. I produce just a few, but there are a lot around I collect.BRQSee More
That's a fantastic initiative. In Valencia (Spain, :-)), some years ago a company developed a machine for producing freshly squeezed orange juice in bars, hotel, etc. Their business model included orange supply by themselves. With the time…"
"HiI've been reading the book hands-on social marketing, by Nedra Kline Weinreich and extracted from the text "Since the early 1970's, social marketing has emerged as an effective way of persuading people to voluntarily adopt healthy…"
I totally agree: summer is vegetables and fruit time. A very typical summer dish in Spain (mainly in the south)n is the gazpacho cold soup:
There are variations, some are with fruits like cherry and ham…"
Sustainable societies should maximize opportunities for physical, social and mental health for all demographic groups. In addition to environmental sustainability, we must also build social integrity, economic efficiency and well-being.See More
"CherylAs I see it, fashion is composed of trends that, by definition, appear and disappear along time. Some trends are so well accepted that become a market attribute for products and services. For example, talking about shoes, 10-15 years ago…"
regarding this topic, it seems to me that there are some "control" parameters, or motivators, for people behavior, which depend of people profiles (for some would be money, for others meaning and value attachment, for others…"
thanks for the information.
I'm just back from holidays. I will need some days to restart my brain. Anyway, I tried to apply the rule to Co2 emissions and if we compute it by country, it clearly does not work, China (1 country, around…"
Ok, I had a look online at journal articles on the pareto principle. Unfortunately there seems to be lots of stuff but nothing user-friendly I could find that would in basic terms say whether it applies or not. There was lots of…"
The final conference of SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 will be held on November 26-27 2012 in Brussels.
The findings of the SPREAD 2050 project will be showcased and discussed during the two day conference. It is a possibility to hear the first hand results of the SPREAD 2050 project. Emphasis is on how the findings can be turned into action.
You have a chance to influence how the conference…