Have you ever dreamed about brainstorming with 99 other eco-minded individuals to find clever solutions to our various environmental challenges? If so, this may be for you. TentTech is an invitation-only gathering of 100 artists, scientists, designers, agriculturalists, and other interdisciplinary innovators that takes place in Beerotayim, Israel next weekend. The goal is to develop earth-friendly projects in four categories: water, energy, shelter, and communication in a power and water-scarce environment. More details after the jump.
Participants will arrive (in shared rides preferably) on Friday the 19th, set up, and bring their own potluck dish to share for their first day’s dinner.
Accommodation consists of either mud houses or tents, with mattresses provided, and there are shower rooms and toilets. Electricity is available from 8am to 8pm, but frugal use is encouraged. Same goes for the borehole water.
Once the basic human needs are catered for, these bright people will set about to realize some kind of awesome project that requires few resources but a lot of creativity. There will be workshops, discussions, and even cultural events when the sun goes down and the day’s work has been complete…Read More>>