In today’s Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Anders Nyquist, Founder of EcoCycleDesign about Sustainable Architecture. Anders lives in Sweden and works globally on innovative projects.
2:00 Finding Sustainable Solutions for western designed Cities
3:12 Finding solutions for City water Systems – Systems are breaking down
Case South Africa – Cape Town
3:20 City Planning Challenges – Food, interrelations and safe heavens for populations
4:00 City Oxygen levels
Content of oxygen in the atmosphere over large cities and respiratory problems
4:20 Anders vision for future Cities – Ruralization vs Urbanization
40.000 people – 2by2 km – one story buildings = self-sufficient with water, energy and food – All services are on walking distance. Another standard of living
New type of University for Young People, automatisation of jobs
Increasing Need of Food, Shelter and Energy
07:00 Rumpan Eco-cycle Regenerative Village
Exists since 1985 – Based on Social Vision, Balance with Nature
Low Yearly cost – affordable for normal people
14:05 How to transition towards sustainable Future?
Have a clear vision!
17:55 Social Vision on working class
“Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.
Alice: I don’t much care where.
The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go.
Alice: …So long as I get somewhere.
The Cheshire Cat: Oh, you’re sure to do that, if only you walk long enough.”
21:00 changing difficult Challenge – Take your changes when they pass by
For example: Forest Gump – Life is like a box of Chocolate:
21:37 Projects by Anders Nyquist – System integration & EcoCycleDesign
Educate all in the project on the EcoCycleDesign principles on the location
Technical Vision using best available technology
27:30 Retrofitting building environment
35:00 Black and Grey Water
38:20 Systems thinking for Construction Companies
40:55 Learning from older generation building structures
Good Quality, good materials, function lifespan and good structures
49:30 Waste Water leakages