taula amiga fase 1


this is our last day here.. fase I construction is over and now it’s all in the farmers/nature’s hands hehhe

I’m also leaving to rio de janeiro to participate in the interactivos16 and be there one month trying to make this project. having apparently nothing connecting them, the rio’s project is a research for specific problem that we have in taula amiga farm: water. that simple :)

we enjoined a lot this time we have been working together.. apart from the good work and enriching experience made with the taula amiga and the school of horticulture of reus, working with nicola, gorka and laura was a real pleasure. tks guys ;)

after 43 days and we have 8 farm tables, 1000L liters of water 2m height (enough for gravity watering) and a cccb ready for been feed this farm has the basic tools to start producing their own food. this particular part is all that matters to us on this project: connect a urban farm to a social canteen.

but can not finish this post without saying how much I enjoyed sharing my time with the real players is this story, mr julio that kept care and control of the communs but also put huge effort of making his farm table bright. with juan I’ve learn how to use a jigsaw in the air with one hand. amazing wood worker. oscar, that brought light, music and good mood, eva and juan the first farm neighbors that had adopted a table farm, rosen our anti-commons person hehehe one of the most applied farmers that I ever meet.

see you soon ;)

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is a designer and early became interested in 3 things: drawing, assemble / disassemble mechanisms and spelunking. studied analytic photography, design and graphic arts. worked as a designer in Tomar where he started his own studio. lived 3 years in Porto before went to Lisbon working on some well knowned advertising agencies. in 2006 moves to barcelona, by love. also gets involved with ecodesign and later with electronics and physical computing. was a founding partner, graphic designer, creative director and production manager. has won several awards of design, marketing and creativity. now he is a eco-designer and media artist focused on bringing the unknown beauty of nature to humans.