Tag Archives: Green community

The dining area by the pool where guests can taste the daily harvest prepared a la minute (image credit: Greenhost Hotel)

Sleeping on an Urban Farm: Waking Up to Rows of Greens in Jogjakarta

The last few years has seen growing interest in urban farming especially in big cities in many parts of the world. The increasing awareness on the importance of self-reliance in…

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The World We Made: Dangling the Carrot of Future Sustainable Planet

  The world in 2050, if Sir Jonathon Porritt could have it his way would be genuinely sustainable instead of in a state of decaying beyond repair. Porritt offered an…

The bikes at one bike sharing terminal (image credit: Bugar)

Bandung’s Bike Sharing: One Year On

In June 2012 Mr. Dada Rosada, the mayor of Bandung officiated a bike sharing program called Bike.Bdg. The bike sharing program is not only the first in Bandung, but also…

Q&A GAF

Q and A with Fr. Andang Binawan, ‘Father of Waste’, initiator of Pan-tik-foam movement, green activist.

Father Andang Binawan, a Jesuit priest, is currently serving as one of Jakarta Bishop’s episcopal vicars. He is a well-known figure among the Catholic community for his works for the…

Converting waste material into a new usable product (image courtesy of P!D)

Bringing upcycling project beyond the ‘oh-so-hip’ factor through participatory design approach in one Singapore neighbourhood

Green Asia Force talked to the dynamic duo behind P!D (Participate In Design), Jan Lim and Mizah Rahman. They explained that P!D started as part of a Master’s thesis in…