This event is part of a whole weekend of festivities at FESTA, an amazing celebration of reuse and resourcefulness in Christchurch. To register for the symposium please click here! Look forward to seeing you in Christchurch!

Speakers so far include:

Jos de Krieger, Architect & Partner Superuse Studios, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Dr Atiq Zaman, Environmental Research Scientist, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Jonathon Hannon, Co-ordinator Post-Graduate Zero Waste Academy, Massey University, Palmerston North

Tim Wigmore & Rebecca Asquith, Industrial Designers, Designtree Collective, Wellington

Dr Amabel Hunting, Anke Nienhuis & Diana Albarran Senior Lecturers School of Art & Design, AUT, Auckland

Ash Holwell, Industrial Designer, Whāngārei

Ambrosia Crum, Architectural Graduate, Auckland

Clark Bardsley of Clark Bardsley Design, & Andrew Mitchener of Mitchener Architecture & Design, Auckland

All contributors to be announced by Friday 23rd September 2016.

 


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Symposium in Christchurch - Monday 24th October 2016

September 20, 2016

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Imagining a Zero Waste World

August 03, 2016

On Thursday 18th August 2016 at the XCHC in Christchurch, I'd love you to come along, sit back, relax and imagine with me.. How would we live in a 'zero waste' world? What would day-to-day life be like? What tools do we need when living resourcefully? How would people work together to enable this? How would communities function to enable this? What would a tool kit for a 'zero waste' life look like? What would a 'zero waste' community look like? How would we grow/trade/make/share/repair the resources we need: shoes, clothes, underwear, food, hygiene products, utensils, transport, tools, beer, wine etc...?What could you do to support 'zero waste' living, for yourself and others?Many of us are on our way towards... Continue Reading →

Design for Reuse - Auckland - Public talk - 8th March 2016

February 25, 2016

Juliet Arnott, Founder of Rekindle is being hosted at the University of Auckland's School of Architecture and Planning, on Tuesday 8th March 2016, and will give a public talk about design for reuse. This will involve sharing the evolution of Rekindle's projects, including the recently launched Resource: Rise Again project. Resource: Rise Again is Rekindle's fourth major project aimed at diverting reusable resources from waste. The Resource: Rise Again project will fund and support 5 designers or design teams across New Zealand, between April and October 2016, to research and design new solutions for resources that businesses currently pay to dispose of in landfill. This is the first time in New Zealand that a research and design program has been established specifically to address waste through reuse... Continue Reading →

Design for Reuse - Wellington - Public talk - 1st March 2016

February 25, 2016

Juliet Arnott, Founder of Rekindle is being hosted at Massey University College of Creative Arts in Wellington on Tuesday 1st March 2016, and will give a public talk about design for reuse. This will involve sharing the evolution of Rekindle's projects, including the recently launched Resource: Rise Again project. Resource: Rise Again is Rekindle's fourth major project aimed at diverting reusable resources from waste. The Resource: Rise Again project will fund and support 5 designers or design teams across New Zealand, between April and October 2016, to research and design new solutions for resources that businesses currently pay to dispose of in landfill. This is the first time in New Zealand that a research and design program has been established specifically to address waste through reuse solutions.... Continue Reading →

Resource: Rise Again - our new project for 2016

February 03, 2016

The Resource: Rise Again is now live!  For more details please see the project page.   Continue Reading →

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