Partnerships with Local Women

Partnerships with local craftswomen There are many local craftswomen on the island, traditionally they have worked in their spare time to produce products for tourists, however now tourism is suffering post revolution and the products have no market available in

Partnerships with Local Women

Partnerships with local craftswomen There are many local craftswomen on the island, traditionally they have worked in their spare time to produce products for tourists, however now tourism is suffering post revolution and the products have no market available in

nubialin

nubialin Using the boats available to us and our collaborators we created a vision, and an invitation to join us. The first promotion received 36 applicants during a 3 week period. Whilst these numbers are small, the contacts were keen

nubialin

nubialin Using the boats available to us and our collaborators we created a vision, and an invitation to join us. The first promotion received 36 applicants during a 3 week period. Whilst these numbers are small, the contacts were keen

Tiny Green Houseboat

Tiny Green Houseboat Ashraf helped me get my houseboat built in less than 25 days. This taught me a lot about Ashraf’s skills as a project manager, and helped build trust between us. Normally boats will take months and be

Tiny Green Houseboat

Tiny Green Houseboat Ashraf helped me get my houseboat built in less than 25 days. This taught me a lot about Ashraf’s skills as a project manager, and helped build trust between us. Normally boats will take months and be

A marriage of Makers, Mutual Development in practice

The last festival resulted in a boat from bottles and palm fronds. Reflecting on the experiences of co-creating Nubialin, and instigatingĀ a second Felucca Festival to further empower the community and deepen connections it’s difficult to know where to start the

A marriage of Makers, Mutual Development in practice

The last festival resulted in a boat from bottles and palm fronds. Reflecting on the experiences of co-creating Nubialin, and instigatingĀ a second Felucca Festival to further empower the community and deepen connections it’s difficult to know where to start the

nubialin begins

The first residents of nubialin arrived yesterday. More follow in the week. Residents will live on the island and interact with the community on social projects of their choosing. Their rent for accommodation covers costs for space, and also for

nubialin begins

The first residents of nubialin arrived yesterday. More follow in the week. Residents will live on the island and interact with the community on social projects of their choosing. Their rent for accommodation covers costs for space, and also for

icehubs collaboration travel scholarship – until end March

Got a project you want to collaborate on with another Egyptian icehub (icealex, icecairo or nubialin (enabled by ice)? or a workshop you’d like to offer/attend? Whilst it’s awesome to improvise your own transport you could use our travel scholarship

icehubs collaboration travel scholarship – until end March

Got a project you want to collaborate on with another Egyptian icehub (icealex, icecairo or nubialin (enabled by ice)? or a workshop you’d like to offer/attend? Whilst it’s awesome to improvise your own transport you could use our travel scholarship

Social Librarians, Skills Exchanges, and Temporary Commons

In preparation for nubialin, Darsh came up with a title for one of the roles he has so far played on the island as a part of our projects. Social Librarian. Defining what you do, helps to identify the tools

Social Librarians, Skills Exchanges, and Temporary Commons

In preparation for nubialin, Darsh came up with a title for one of the roles he has so far played on the island as a part of our projects. Social Librarian. Defining what you do, helps to identify the tools

nubialin: A cocreated hub for coliving and coworking

As discussions for the first felucca festival were underway, the seeds were planted for a hostel and living space. This vision arose in the overlaps between the visions of our island collaborators, and the dreams I had in the summer

nubialin: A cocreated hub for coliving and coworking

As discussions for the first felucca festival were underway, the seeds were planted for a hostel and living space. This vision arose in the overlaps between the visions of our island collaborators, and the dreams I had in the summer

Friendship, inspiration and continuation of projects: Measuring success in an expanding network

The following post is a design challenge for our consideration, and also a provocation with respect to what constitutes a valuable outcome. One of the outcomes from the Felucca Festival I’m witnessing, through conversations with participants is the ongoing friendships

Friendship, inspiration and continuation of projects: Measuring success in an expanding network

The following post is a design challenge for our consideration, and also a provocation with respect to what constitutes a valuable outcome. One of the outcomes from the Felucca Festival I’m witnessing, through conversations with participants is the ongoing friendships

Mobile app for Ethiopian athletes

In January 2014, icebauhaus, in cooperation with the Usability Engineering Center of Nuremberg Institute of Technology began the first phase of a new research project in the field of mobile application development for the African market. The aim is to

Mobile app for Ethiopian athletes

In January 2014, icebauhaus, in cooperation with the Usability Engineering Center of Nuremberg Institute of Technology began the first phase of a new research project in the field of mobile application development for the African market. The aim is to