JOURNAL

This online dialogue takes place from 22 February - 6 March 2016 in advance of the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Mexico City on 9-11 March. During the two-week online discussion, individuals and organisations from around the world are invited to discuss the challenges facing local urban authorities in developing countries in revenue generation and share successful solutions to these challenges. Please post your response to the discussion questions below.
 

The legacy of Saint Soleil movement today. The Movement Saint-Soleil, the first rural arts community in Haiti, was born in 1973 on the initiative of Jean Claude Garoute aka "Tiga" and Maud Robart, in Soisson-la-Montagne. Saint-Soleil wanted to be a community workshop where worked the residents of the area, favoring the intuition of academicism as a working method.

22 February 2016


22 February 2016

"The legacy of Saint Soleil movement today", by Andrea Panizzo.

The Movement Saint-Soleil, the first rural arts community in Haiti, was born in 1973 on the initiative of Jean Claude Garoute aka "Tiga" and Maud Robart, in Soisson-la-Montagne. Saint-Soleil wanted to be a community workshop where worked the residents of the area, favoring the intuition of academicism as a working method.


More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it's the city's great public spaces -- from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades -- where people can stroll and play.

Site journal from Tapis Rouge. Today we have poured concrete, so next week we are ready to start building the walls. Construction started finally cracking on, and now it is much more visual.

19 March 2016


A touching look at the human side of the headlines as the historic French town of Calais becomes the reluctant host to thousands of refugees fleeing war and terror in Africa and the Middle East. People had set out for the UK; instead languish here in tents and make-shift huts where their journey reaches a dead end.


Tapis rouge is so cool
— Bambula Papaci on Archispapi

Site journal from Tapis Rouge. Today we have poured concrete, so next week we are ready to start building the walls. Construction started finally cracking on, and now it is much more visual.

19 March 2016


22 February 2016

"The legacy of Saint Soleil movement today", by Andrea Panizzo.

The Movement Saint-Soleil, the first rural arts community in Haiti, was born in 1973 on the initiative of Jean Claude Garoute aka "Tiga" and Maud Robart, in Soisson-la-Montagne. Saint-Soleil wanted to be a community workshop where worked the residents of the area, favoring the intuition of academicism as a working method.


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