By Giovanni Vaz del Bello, MariaVazPhoto. COAC [BCN] 21/05/2012
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Tomorrow, new Ecumenopolis chapter: "A convenient truth". The example of Curitiba is always present, although it is known and widespread, in classes by José Juan Barba in Barcenola, for years was one of the issues that always appeared. A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, seasonal parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world.

Cities should be a solution not a problem for human beings. The city of Curitiba has demonstrated for the past 40 years how to transform problems into cost-effective solutions that can be applied in most cities around the world.

The film includes interviews from world renowned Curitiba's mayors Jaime Lerner and Cassio Tanigushi, as well as other brilliant minds who made Curitiba a world class model.

After watching the film will speak Salvador Rueda, director of NCB Ecology, Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona, ​​Barcelona takes to explain how and generates solutions of this type.

Venue: COAC Auditorium. Plz. Nova, 5. 08002 - Barcelona.
Dates: Monday, May 21, 2012. Schedule: 19.30 - 22.00 h.




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