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Hi I am Evon and this is my FYP blog!
This is a study on a series of alternative and sustainable lifestyle choices that, we, as urban dwellers can take on a daily basis. Touching on the the politics and philosophy behind the DIY culture, the project hopes to encourage mindfulness and taking responsibility in the way we live. It aims to promote the DIY lifestyle as a way toward cultivating a climate of self-reliance and creativity, such that our city can become greener, more vibrant and awesome!
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April 9, 2014 at 2:58am
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No Porn, Just Books and Zines - NY Times

No Porn, Just Books and Zines - NY Times

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Waste Minimisation and Recycling →

March 25, 2014 at 11:12am
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Why The New American Workforce Wants Better Consumption, Not Just More | Co.Exist | ideas impact →

The Quiet Revolution - where small choices can lead to big changes.

"Conscious consumers are turning the made-in-China economy to a DIY state of mind."

March 22, 2014 at 2:45pm
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Cultivate Central — Growing food in small urban spaces →

February 25, 2014 at 10:54am
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Food that magically regrows itself - how ingenious!

February 8, 2014 at 11:51pm
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David Suzuki, from this video.

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February 1, 2014 at 10:09am
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The Builder’s High – Rands in Repose →

" What’s the last thing you built when you got that high? You know that high I’m talking about? It’s staring at a thing that you brought into the world because you decided it needed to exist."

December 14, 2013 at 8:35am
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5 of the Most Unethical Gifts and Some Great Alternatives | Care2 Causes →

November 20, 2013 at 2:27am
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In Almost Every European Country, Bikes Are Outselling New Cars : Parallels : NPR →

November 15, 2013 at 11:06pm
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Haystakt : “Does this necessarily correlate to being made by hand?”

Neighbourgoods :

I think it’s regressive to insist that everything should be made entirely by hand by one individual. We can’t turn back the clock and ignore the presence of machines and tools and multiple suppliers. So for us, the concept of craftsmanship is about 3 qualities:

- a dedication to understanding, working with, and transforming the material you have chosen to use

- the connections between a pair of skilled hands, a sharp mind, and a warm heart, i.e. good ol’ passion

- a process and outcome from which you can tell the maker’s personality and attitude to life.

Insightful answer. Visit Haystakt to read the entire interview with Neighbourgoods.