Cultura21 eBook Vol. 12: A Journey Through Alternative Ways of Living:

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a design approach for scaling up grassroots movements towards sustainability
12th volume in the Cultura21 eBooks series on culture and sustainability – by Nicholas Torretta

Given the growing world-wide urbanization and the need for achieving a sustainable way of living, there is an urgent need for developing possibilities sustainable ways of urban living. This study was carried to find the existing urban sustainable practices and to propose connections and complementarity between them. For this, this study was based on emerging design practices to foster and disseminate the practices to a wider public, which resulted on the creation of the »Guidebook for Urban Freedom«.

Click here to download the eBook for free in PDF format.

Reminder: The Cultura21 eBooks are also available for purchase at a very small price, in a genuine Kindle ebook version, on the Amazon Kindle websites worldwide. Just search for “Cultura21″ on your Kindle shop to find our ebooks… (This 12th volume will be released in Kindle eBook version in a few weeks.)


Cultura21 is a transversal, translocal network, constituted of an international level grounded in several Cultura21 organizations around the world.

Cultura21′s international network, launched in April 2007, offers the online and offline platform for exchanges and mutual learning among its members.

The activities of Cultura21 at the international level are coordinated by a team representing the different Cultura21 organizations worldwide, and currently constituted of:

– Sacha Kagan (based in Lüneburg, Germany) and Rana Öztürk (based in Berlin, Germany)
– Oleg Koefoed and Kajsa Paludan (both based in Copenhagen, Denmark)
– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)
– Francesca Cozzolino and David Knaute (both based in Paris, France)

Cultura21 is not only an informal network. Its strength and vitality relies upon the activities of several organizations around the world which are sharing the vision and mission of Cultura21

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