S19: Class on site - Clean Technology and Urban Design
Fab Lab Barcelona
Institut d´arquitectura avançada de Catalunya
C/Pujades 102 baixos. Poble Nou, Barcelona, 08005, Spain
About Fab Lab Barcelona:
info at fablabbcn.org
We'll go together from IES Abroad Barcelona by metro until station "Bogatell" and from there on foot.
Tel: 93 3209511 (Silvia)
Visit with Enric.
2015 Spring & Fall + 2016 Spring: We used to visit the 'Fàbrica del Sol' but they are temporarily closed in some sections for maintenance work.
In 2016 Spring we did visit the FabLab (Fabrication Workshop) at Fabrica del Sol. http://ateneusdefabricacio.barcelona.cat/directori/ateneu-de-fabricacio-fabrica-del-sol/
- Brown, Lester R. (2009). Stabilizing Climate: An Energy Efficiency Revolution. In Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. (Ch. 4, p.79-108). Available online at: http://www.earth-policy.org/images/uploads/book_files/pb4ch04.pdf
- Learn why a decentralized electrical smart grid is more sustainable than a traditional centralized electrical grid
- Learn real-world examples of implemented sustainable designs
- Learn that these sustainable designs can use old technology implemented the right way (thing invented already in the past, and available in most cases are cheap prices), and not always brand new technology is needed to solve current problems of our society.
Video FabLab BCN
Green FabLab Valldauralabs
Example project1: Waterzilla 1.0
Example project2: Aquapioneers
Related: Wiki house (slides)
Wiki house example (video)