The Compost Candidates
Something special is happening in France. A nationwide campaign will be launched next week by the Colibris movement for the 2012 Presidential Elections — but without a charismatic leader. The campaign, instead, is for everyone to be a candidate — for a new kind of politics.
Carrot City: Design's New Shtick
A splendid new book from Monacelli Press marks the coming of age of urban agriculture — at least for the design world. Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture
is a timely reflection on design and urban food systems, and on the ways that agricultural issues are once again shaping urban spaces and buildings.