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March 9, 2010. Homegrown Harvest: Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray tend to Brooklyn’s first window farm. This form of urban agriculture is catching on in cities around the world, as downtown farmers go online to share techniques for growing greens indoors.

 

March 9, 2010. Homegrown Harvest: Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray tend to Brooklyn’s first window farm. This form of urban agriculture is catching on in cities around the world, as downtown farmers go online to share techniques for growing greens indoors.

 

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MARCH 18 + 20, 2010: ElectroSmog International Festival for Sustainable Immobility

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As part of the Urban WIlderness Action Center, Myriel Milicevic + Jon Cohrs are organizing the Berlin Micro-Turf Expedition. With a team of self-defined experts (you), we will survey parking lot ecosystems, abandoned infrastructures, trade routes, and micro habitats of Berlin by dissecting the fringe-ecologies within the city.

The expedition will report back live to the ElectroSmog festival with its band of specialists who will setup up camp in several different areas in Berlin.

 
Projects: Urban Wilderness Action Center
People: Jon Cohrs
Tags: UWAC, sustainability, Festival of Sustainable Immobility, Electrosmog
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Jennifer Broutin is a designer based in New York City with professional experience in architecture, exhibition design, and architectural publication. She has worked with such diverse groups as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eyebeam Art & Technology Center and Volume Magazine. She holds a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and a professional Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami in Florida. Jennifer teaches at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and at the New York City College of Technology. Jennifer is also a partner in the research and development studio fluxxlab. Her multidisciplinary methodology allows her to create work that is thoughtful, engaging and responsive to the environment.

Eyebeam CV
2006F
SResident
 
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Carmen Trudell is an architect and inventor based in Brooklyn. Carmen teaches architectural design, sustainability, and technology courses at New York City College of Technology and introductory design at Columbia University. She holds a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design (MSAAD) from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Carmen is NCARB certified and a licensed architect in both California and New York. She is also a partner in fluxxlab—an experimental laboratory for innovative energy production, and a partner in Both Landscape & Architecture—a two-person design firm based in Brooklyn, NY.

Eyebeam CV
2008F
SExhibiting Artist
2007F
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2006FResident
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Diane Hatz is co-founder & director of The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming She formulates, develops and implements innovative solutions to problems relating to food and farming. She is currently finalizing plans for the Institute, set to launch April 2010.

Founder and Director of the nonprofit program Sustainable Table, Diane Hatz developed and managed creative projects to raise awareness and educate consumers about issues surrounding the sustainable food and agriculture movement, while promoting solutions to the problems caused by factory farms.

 
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Susan Short is founder of Deep Green Living, an environmental support service for residential and office space.

Susan served as program developer for the The Biscayne Nature Center in Miami, and as associate producer, sound technician and writer of natural history documentaries. Susan’s interest in ecology led her to pursue interests relative to human relationships with nature; exploring the harmonies and discordances.

She is co owner and renovator of the Harmony Hotel in Nosara, Costa Rica; a place of ecological harmony, healing, and social sustainability. Susan formed Deep Green Living in response to her determination to bring that same focus to her living practices in New York City.

 

 
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Interested in ecological design and aquaponics systems.  Working with Sustainability Research Group.

Eyebeam CV
2010FIntern
SIntern
 
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