Things Are Good: Painting Neighbourhoods

Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn create community art by painting entire neighborhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to the streets of North Philadelphia. What’s made their projects succeed? In this funny and inspiring talk, the artists explain their art-first approach — and the importance of a neighborhood ...

Things Are Good: The Amazing Impact Of Painting A Roof White

During summer heat air conditioners are used extensively and this can increased energy consumption can be crippling. Black outs occur in the summer thanks to people cooling their homes and workplaces – but these power issues can be avoided. By simply painting roofs white it can help cool buildings and lower energy bills. Painting multiple ...

Things Are Good: Manila Uses Paint That Cleans the Air

This is groovy, a paint is being used on the walls of Manila that cleans the air. In the Philippine capital Manila, which is one of the most polluted cities in the world, a paint which it is claimed can purify the air is being used. A local company has come up with the paint ...