Category Archives: 2. Environmental

Report Card – Rain Box Planters

What was the outcome of the Rain Box Planters trial?

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Report Card – Street Parklet (iteration 2)

What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project, iteration 2?

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Traffic Light Box Artworks website

Update 22/12/14: Slight update to the site can be seen here. Original 15/12/14: A few members of Code for Ireland offered recently to look at creating an initial prototype of a Traffic Light Box Artworks website. You can see their very first version … Continue reading

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Rain Box Planters

This Beta Project will look at whether we can green streets and better manage rainwater coming from people’s roofs by exploring the idea of ‘Rain Box Planters’. If commenting on social media please add #RainBoxBeta and #DCCbeta to help everyone follow the conversation!

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Report Card – Street Parklet

What was the outcome of the Street Parklet Beta Project? (Parklet design and installation by David Andrews. The above photo by Streets Of Dublin.) Please use the hashtag #StreetParkletBeta on social media to help everyone follow the conversation.

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Report Card – Curated Walls

What was the outcome of the Curated Walls Beta Project? (Above piece by Art By Eoin) Please use the hashtag #CuratedWallsBeta on social media to help us and everyone else follow the conversation.

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Report Card – Traffic Light Box Artworks

What was the outcome of the Traffic Light Box Artworks Beta Project? (Above piece by Hawkie) Please use the hashtag #BoxArtworksBeta on social media to help us and everyone else follow the conversation.

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Onstreet Dumping & Waste

There is a problem with onstreet dumping in Dublin. This Dublin City Beta Project aims to explore this issue and begin to develop and prototype solutions. It is likely that it’s what’s often called “a wicked problem” – ie it’s … Continue reading

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Walls, Walls, Walls – Iteration 2

Update 20/08/13 We’ve received three emails in the past two weeks from people enquiring about how best to contact those who created pieces as part of the below Beta Project. Any further iterations of this Beta Project should look at … Continue reading

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Alive Alive-O

Update 01/03/13: Here’s the minutes of the below meeting (it also involved the traffic light boxes), and the selection process. We have some more work to do with regard to exploring how best to succeed with moss-growing, and there’s several … Continue reading

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Dublin Street Gallery

As we all know, there are a large number of vacant shops in Dublin. Could they be used in some temporary way? We have received a few suggestions that vacant shop fronts could be used as a platform for emerging … Continue reading

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Street Art Checklist – Until 12/12/12

Here’s a Street Art Checklist…

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Walls, Walls, Walls – Iteration 1

Update 28/02/13: There is to be a second iteration of this DCC Beta. Update 25/10/12: The wall has now been painted – see the below photos. Contact DCC Beta Projects as usual with queries or comments on the general Beta itself (for … Continue reading

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Parklets

We’re going to be running a Parklet Beta. Are you aware of the idea of Parklets? Here’s also some further information on San Francisco’s Pavement To Parks initiative (thanks to David Andrews for sending on). (Image credit to San Francisco’s Pavement to Parks programme.)

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