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Can housing co-operatives and co-housing help to strengthen communities; provide high quality, sustainable housing; and provide ideas and good practice that can be taken on more widely?
Invisible Architectures is a micro-festival exploring the invisible yet influential substrates of urban existence. Architects, artists and writers lead guided tours of the uncanny, subliminal and subterranean layers of the city, exposing the richness of the invisible to the senses.
Make a splash in our urban paddling oasis, as Northern Architecture bring the river onto the quayside for little feet to enjoy - don't forget your towel! A field of shallow puddles of water will be brought to the street surface in the form of a number of paddling pools. This mass of urban pools and puddles can be enjoyed and explored at street level, transforming visitors' usual experience of the Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides.
Part of EAT! Festival
Preview for an exhibition of selected photographs by Jonathan Bradley from Bradley Photography, Northumberland
The talk focuses on the human aspects of intentional communities and is especially relevant for those considering setting up low impact housing co-ops or collective land projects. Case studies will be taken from her book, Surviving and Thriving on the Land, and there will be information on land match, a technique for finding like minded people with whom to set up projects.
This event, for voluntary sector organisations that work in Tyne and Wear, will help you to consider some of the issues around capital development, what makes a sustainable community building, and the support available as part of the Places for Everyone project.
A series of exhibitions showcasing a rare collection of archive films & new short films made over the last year An exhibition of films documenting the changing landscape of Newcastle's West End over the last century through the Archive For Change project
A project, commissioned by the Friends of Summerhill, to creatively engage with the Summerhill community to find out what they would like to see happen with the old local bowling club.