We would like to invite you to a very special event: an evening with John Hardy: environmentalist, sustainability advocate, designer and co-founder of Green School Bali. Come hear how John is building his vision of a greener world through education and design. This will be an amazing opportunity to learn how sustainability and green education can be integrated into curriculum. Students, teachers and principals will see how teaching sustainability and green living will prepare students to be agents of positive change. After graduating from the Ontario College of Art & Design, John set off to travel the world and settled in Bali, Indonesia. In 1975, he started a small jewelry business that grew into an international company. In 2007, John stopped working in the company to dedicate his time to advocating for and building a more sustainable world through education and design. As his first major project, he and his wife Cynthia conceived and created the Green School in Bali, Indonesia to deliver pioneering education for the future. This event is sponsored by Green Camp, …
Looking forward to leaving in a few weeks to attend Summit at Sea. The lineup of speakers is astonishing. See the full list here. November 13-16, 2015, the Summit community will be taking over an ocean liner, setting the stage for thought-provoking discussions, kinetic musical performances, and unforgettable shared experiences that foster personal and professional growth.
“Yarrow Kraner, Will Travers and bears. What more could you want? The conference was intimate, loving- more loving that any conference I’ve ever been at. Full of mentoring, knowledge. I did a wonderful interview with Will Travers about life and times. If you haven’t been to HATCH, apply. It is magical. We didn’t see any bears, but we did see footprints and scat, though. Apparently you can track animals using that.” HATCH is the creation of Yarrow Kraner. The annual HATCH experience is an invite-only 3.5 day summit for 100 carefully selected thought leaders from around the world brought together in the mountains of Montana. The carefully curated group of innovators is comprised of disruptors, inventors, grammy-winning musicians, filmmakers, technologists, CEOs, social impact change makers, educators, designers, and more. HATCH is a peer-to-peer mentorship mash-up summit where ideas, insights and inspiration are exchanged and activated from diverse disciplines and industries. Programming includes interactive prototype workshops, talks, live music, short film screenings, and think tanks, where guests apply their insights to real world problems and rapid …
Look for me in the 3rd and last session of TEDxBlackRockCity at Burning Man on September 2, 2015. Full lineup here.
alldesign 2013 hosts designers from different disciplines in 22-23 February 2013. Designers who are seeing through their minds, tell their stories about creating the difference.
In Yokohama, Japan, 2012.
“The Green School and Green Village homes are built mostly of local materials with an emphasis on bamboo.The focus on bamboo comes from John’s deep interest in its sustainable properties and inherent strength of flexibility and beauty.” TEDxTaipei TEDxTaipei 2012 – The Future is Now
Recorded at INK2011, Jaipur, India: Dreaming green From bamboo swimming pools to homegrown lunches, every aspect of John Hardy’s Green School strives to be a model of sustainability. But being green isn’t easy, and it doesn’t always work on the first try. Hardy humorously recounts how, step by step, he’s realized his dream of building a green community. Hardy’s efforts are having a ripple effect amongst the local Balinese, as more and more people adopt his mentality of livable sustainability.
John Hardy :: Presentation to the Association of Siamese Architects from John Hardy on Vimeo. zp8497586rq