4 Days Headliner

John Thackara spent 4 days with us and shared examples of how design thinking can help revitalize local economies, services and communities. With thoughts from the Transition Towns movement that is sweeping the globe, to Dott 07 to CityEcoLab in ...Read More

TEDx Halifax and 4 Days

TEDxHalifax Global Perspectives, Local Learning Engaging views were shared on this critical topic as discussed by Uffe Elbaek (Kaos Pilots, Denmark), Peter MacLeod, (Principal, MASS LBP) and Joan MacArthur-Blair (President, NSCC).  A fantastic kick-off to the Halifax series of TEDx. This event was ...Read More

Dragon’s Lair

Wouldn’t it be great if more of the things we need were designed and produced locally? This evening showcased pitches from people in our region with ideas for products and services that add to a green economy. Ideas included a ...Read More

Visioning Address

John Thackara brought together the week’s most meaningful moments and put them in context for an invited group of decision makers. He provided input to create a snapshot document to build upon and carry forward. Read More

Pecha Kucha Night PKN3HFX

Halifax’s 3rd PechaKucha night will featured an all-star line-up delivering commentary on Forward Thinking using 20 images x 20 seconds – the greatest format ever for powerpoint presentations. Included in PK3 was be the results of the 4 Days “Design a ...Read More

Hollis + Morris Street Festival

John Thackara’s unique keynote address shared thoughts Sustainable Living by Design while helping Halifax pay homage to a building whose cultural significance reaches far beyond its architectural form. Hear a podcast of Thackara's declaration on Spacing Radio here View Larger Map Read More