without a master plan

TEDGlobal 2014

Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn create community art by painting entire neighborhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to the streets of North Philadelphia. What’s made their projects succeed? In this funny and inspiring talk, the artists explain their art-first approach — and the importance of a neighborhood barbecue.

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the more complex.. the more simplicity is needed..

TEDGlobal 2014

When asked to build housing for 100 families in Chile ten years ago, Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of favelas and slums. Rather than building a large building with small units, he built flexible half-homes that each family could expand on.

My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process... participatory

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very Iwan Baan and Teddy Cruz and Edi Rama ish

self-organizing..

how we do it all.. ongoingly..  no?

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no prep

no agenda

listen

let go

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living spaces

city ness