Monthly Archives: May 2011

Doing our bit for the environment with Cork2Cork

We have just taken yet another step forward in our environmentally-friendly strategy and our gradual implementation of the very latest environmental solutions, by launching the project “CORK2CORK”. Working with Amorim, the world leader in cork coverings and production, we plan to collect and reuse the corks from the bottles opened at the company, accounting for around two million corks a year.

The Biciclown or how to make people laugh all around the world

As well as being a good cyclist, Alvaro is also a professional clown. Combining the
two, he created a project called Miles of Smiles Around the World (MOSAW). MOSAW is a very unique
idea. Alvaro “tickles the world” with his bike, he is an expert in make people laugh! With
MOSAW he has done many performances in 62 different countries.

Top 10 Apps for Travel

Inspired by the survey published few days ago by Lonely Planet tittled Mobile apps for travel, what are you using? we decided to create our own Top 10 Travel Apps so you make the most of the summer season. So, whether you have decided to “go around the world in 80 days” or simply to organise a day trip, these apps might be very useful.

Menudos Corazones: helping the youngest and their families

Menudos Corazones offers free lodging programmes, as well as psychological and emotional help programmes for affected families, information material about congenital heart disease and entertainment programmes in hospitals and out of the hospital such us summer camps.

Among the integral support programmes for children and teenagers with congenital heart defects and their families, Menudos Corazones includes the following project: free housing in Madrid for the families from other parts of Spain whose children with congenital heart diseases need to be treated in Madrid’s hospitals. And here is where we take action. What can we do to help them in their praiseworthy project? Easy! We could do what we do best: hosting people! And this is the way a collaborating that already lasts 6 years started.

Are 72 hours enough to transform your city?

Given the name of “Guerrilla” Architecture by The Times magazine, this innovative project has been extensively echoed in the main online and offline media all around the world.

The main goal of 72 Hour Urban Action is to generate a public debate regarding urban activities, in order to promote quality of life within cities. The first guerrilla urban action was celebrated in Tel Aviv as part of the Bat Yam Landscape Urbanism Biennale.