Out of the box

think_out_of_the_box_by_elogiumgala-d3f5nl1This section of our website is for any English speakers out there who might be interested in joining us in our work in progress towards a new sustainable urban environment. It is open to contributions by anyone wishing to express new, forward thinking ideas about human and environmental relationships within a city, as well as about urban life, ecohealth and consumption styles in general. Please send your post to staff@milanogreen.com

Hobbit-style home for radical simplicity

4 novembre 2015
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Minimalist, self-described “hobo artist” Dan Price is no stranger to long-time TreeHugger readers. The award-winning creator of the artful Moonlight Chronicles and author of Radical Simplicity is well-known for his hobbit-style home in Oregon, that he built himself over a period of several years out of reclaimed materials.

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Happier dolls without make up!

28 febbraio 2015
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A new concept for dolls in order to let little girls playing with them think things like “They look like someone our age” and “They look happier”. Kids can therefore identify with them in a much healthier way. These dolls are also much more pleasant to look at. Look at the moovie!

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LOHAS, what is it?

22 agosto 2014
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LOHAS is an acronym for Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability, describing a market segment focused on health and fitness, the environment, personal development, sustainable living, and social justice.

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2014 World Cup: is it sustainable?

17 giugno 2014
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is touted as being the greenest and most sustainable in history, with the final to be powered by solar energy. Indeed, the sustainability program is both formidable and impressive, at least on paper. So what?

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Urban Jungle

7 maggio 2014
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After six years of renovation work, Paris’ most famous zoological gardens have reopened, unveiling a new look and layout. In the new Parc Zoologique de Paris animals are not objects of curiosity, but ambassadors of their natural environment.

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Environment SOS in EU 2030?

22 aprile 2014
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Greece is at the helm of the EU Presidency till the end of June 2014, with a large debt and a heavy agenda both inside and outside of the country ranging from immigration issues to environmental concerns. But a closer look at the European Commission’s proposals for climate and energy policies up to 2030 reveals […]

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Innovation Districts: the New Geography of Innovation

21 gennaio 2014
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The recent recession highlighted weaknesses of traditional business models and underscored the need for innovative companies in technology and life sciences to drive a new economy. The responsibility to innovate has fallen on state and municipal governments and the private sector.

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London’s Garden Bridge

17 gennaio 2014
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London’s Garden Bridge will be a stunning new public garden and pedestrian crossing, spanning the River Thames, linking the South Bank to Temple station and beyond.

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How is life 2013?

19 novembre 2013
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The global financial crisis has seriously affected economic well-being. Trust in institutions has weakened while new forms of solidarity and engagement have emerged. Measuring the sustainability of well-being is key to ensure that improving well-being today will not undermine the well-being of people in the future. Figures from the OECD Report.

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What can we best do for future generations?

13 novembre 2013
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Indigenous North America cultures believe that decisions should be made considering seven future generations. Difficult?

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