Posts Tagged: environment

Beirut RiverLESS at PechaKucha Night in Cleveland

On June 20th, 2019, we presented “Beirut RiverLESS” in Cleveland, Ohio during PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event bringing presenters from around the world to share diverse perspectives on how communities can re-think their relationship with the world’s most important resource.

Beirut RiverLESS at PechaKucha Night in Cleveland

On June 20th, 2019, we presented “Beirut RiverLESS” in Cleveland, Ohio during PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event bringing presenters from around the world to share diverse perspectives on how communities can re-think their relationship with the world’s most important resource.

Native Urban Forests in Beirut

From May 24th to 29th theOtherDada partnered with the social enterprise, Afforestt, to plant over 1,200 trees from 16 different native species in Beirut, as part of an Urban Afforestation Workshop. Through utilizing the innovative Miyawaki Technique the forests created

Native Urban Forests in Beirut

From May 24th to 29th theOtherDada partnered with the social enterprise, Afforestt, to plant over 1,200 trees from 16 different native species in Beirut, as part of an Urban Afforestation Workshop. Through utilizing the innovative Miyawaki Technique the forests created

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

theOtherDada’s presentation at the 7th Build It Green Conference

How can we as environmental designers move “Towards Greener Cities…Together”? It was a pleasure for theOtherDada [tOD] to be part of this year’s 7th Build It Green Conference, which was organized by EcoConsulting and EcoSolutions. This year, the conference focused on

theOtherDada’s presentation at the 7th Build It Green Conference

How can we as environmental designers move “Towards Greener Cities…Together”? It was a pleasure for theOtherDada [tOD] to be part of this year’s 7th Build It Green Conference, which was organized by EcoConsulting and EcoSolutions. This year, the conference focused on

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own

Beyond Sustainability: A look at Biophilia and Biomimicry

In a presentation on Biophilia and Biomimicry at the American University of Beirut in the Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management, theOtherDada explored new ways to move beyond sustainability and to reconsider the world differently through the lens of

Beyond Sustainability: A look at Biophilia and Biomimicry

In a presentation on Biophilia and Biomimicry at the American University of Beirut in the Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management, theOtherDada explored new ways to move beyond sustainability and to reconsider the world differently through the lens of

Solid Waste and Civic Engagement?

The country has been struggling to find a solution for the waste collection crisis for almost five months and the situation seems to be stagnating for a while now. Two months ago, heavy rains clogged the streets of Beirut washing

Solid Waste and Civic Engagement?

The country has been struggling to find a solution for the waste collection crisis for almost five months and the situation seems to be stagnating for a while now. Two months ago, heavy rains clogged the streets of Beirut washing