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A Grand Idea To Revitalize A City, Using Living Art

A Grand Idea To Revitalize A City, Using Living Art | Urban Life | Scoop.it
David Lagé believes that East Buffalo needs a bit of TLC. The Brooklyn-based architect established Terrainsvagues as a type of think-tank for discussions around the plight of vacant plots that have popped up in cities grappling with their less-than-bustling, post-industrial realities.
For Art Farms, its first initiative, Lagé teamed up with co-curator Andrea Salvini to revitalize the upstate Rust Belt region from the earth up.

Lagé and Salvini believe that the element of engagement will deepen a connection between residents and new local cooperatives establishing community gardens at vacant lots. They enlisted five local artists to create free-standing sculptures for three established locales: Wilson Street Urban Farm, Cold Spring Farm, and Michigan Street Farm with a single stipulation: Their site-specific works must somehow, someway support agricultural activity...
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Emilie Wacogne's curator insight, February 27, 2013 8:15 AM

La revitalisation de la "Rust Belt" américaine par l'Art...

Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, June 1, 2013 7:53 AM

Improving the liveability of places can involve engaging the community - street art and unique installations can be effective in achieving this.



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La permaculture, l’avenir de l’agriculture | Green et Vert

La permaculture, l’avenir de l’agriculture | Green et Vert | Urban Life | Scoop.it

L’Angleterre s’est mise à la permaculture depuis belle lurette. Pour ce pays, il s’agit de l’avenir durable et rentable de l’agriculture.


Via Courts-Circuits.com | @CircuitsCourts on Twitter , Raphael Souchier
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