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Conférence « Beyond Production and Consumption: Refining Material Culture Studies »

Le 23 mars prochain aura lieu à Boston (MA) une conférence consacrée aux nouvelles approches de la culture matérielle, en regard des transformations contemporaines des façons de produire et de consommer. Pour en savoir plus, voir le Blog Discard Studies ici. Programme de la conférence 9:30 Keynote...

Terra blight, Directed by Isaac Brown

In 1983 TIME magazine bestowed its coveted person-of-the-year award to the computer. This invention revolutionized the way we work, play and communicate. Since then, technology has advanced at an amazing speed, and in order to keep up we are replacing our old machines at the same rate,...

The recyclergy: : 33 minutes of garbage

For decades the San Francisco Bay Area has been a hub for the recycling movement. Even the garbage companies have a long history of recycling practices. After the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, community, non-profit recycling centers appeared in schools, garages, and neighborhood centers-with the goal...

Scraphouse: San Francisco, Director Anna Fitch

ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home, built entirely of salvaged material on Civic Center Plaza adjacent to San Francisco City Hall. Challenge 1: Design Rethinking a standard single-family home floor plan, the ScrapHouse Design Team generated an elegant design solution, inspired by the abundance of scrap material....