Expo POC21 is coming near. What are we up to?

It is getting really serious here at POC21. Since a bit more then one week our team is building the final parts for the exposition that will be held this weekend. Our goal is to have at least three working modules or capsules like we call it now: An energy module driven by solar and …

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Vélo M2: Multifunctional Mobile Modules for a Sustainable Future

Vélo M2 is a project started by three collectives in Brussels, Urban Foxes, Ciklic & Soft Revolution. Vélo M2 is cultivating innovative open source modules for cargo bikes, one square meter at the time.All existing and future modules will be conceptualized and built in a mind-set of sustainable co-living and co-working, reducing waste and CO2 …

The Electricity Module: Sharing the insides / insights

We are conceptualizing and constructing, designing and building our vital organs at the moment. We want the share the insides and the insights of the energy module with you. If you have suggestions, additions, more efficient ideas, we encourage sharing it with the project, to make a system that is interesting for everyone that will …

Three User stories to explain the possibilities of the multi modular cargo bike community

Story one: Organizing a cinema for kids. Two days ago I had a telephone call of a children camp just outside of Brussels who has problems to occupy their kids with all the rain falling down. They found me on the vélo M2 site where I explained how I build my multi media module. I …

POC21: DAY FIVE

I Think day five for our team will be seen as a first leap towards a better understanding of what we are exactly doing at POC21. This five-week accelerator is more then a work camp, it is a place where the way of working and living is questioned every day. Take for example our morning …

POC 21: DAY TWO

Second day at POC and first full day of work, except we are having brunch at 10 AM because it is Sunday. I woke up a little earlier to go get some blackberries for breakfast. Learning about your environment is as important as working on our project, we heard. After a great buffet for breakfast …

POC21: DAY ONE

Yesterday we finally arrived at POC21, an accelerator camp for open source, sustainable ideas that aim to have a Proof Of Concept at the end of five weeks for each of the 12 selected projects. We, with Vélo m2, the multi-modular cargo bike were one of the lucky few to be selected between 200 other. …