Global Now / Week 9

5 Pointz end?

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline:  5 Pointz to Demolished by September 2013 Date:  November 5, 2012 Source:  ny.curbed.com Abstract: As the time grows closer to the closure of this historical site referred to as the “Mecca of Graffiti,” people still have hope that it can still be saved from the plans to … Continue reading

Global Now

Light in a bottle

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline:  Liter of Light Date:  November 5, 2012 Source:  Lostateminor.com Abstract: This project called “A Liter of Light” helps bring natural light in to the homes of many families in the Philippines who do not have another way lighting their dark homes in the day due the closeness … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 7

Innovative Fish

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope   Global Now: Abstract     Headline:  Innovative Fish Date:  10/18/2012 Source:  Ted.com (originally Netflix) Abstract:  Tired of watching the same old TV shows on Netflix my wife and I decided to look at the documentary section and we came across a series of Ted talks entitled “Chew on This.” In … Continue reading

Week 3

Upcycled “Glocalization”

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline:  “Upcycled Glocalization” Date:  September 13, 2012 Source:  TriplePundit.com Abstract:  In this article that I found during my research for recycling, I discovered a thing called “upcycling.” According to Wikipedia, upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products. This article … Continue reading