About Ólöf Söebech

Ólöf Söebech was born in Reykjavik and now lives in Brussels. She studied human ecology, environmental studies and contemporary dance, and has worked in the fields of dance, education, research and activism. After conducting research in academia on sustainable consumption and production, Ólöf left her job to search for people who are defining their own creative ways to lead sustainable and meaningful lives, and launched a new website at www.everydaystories.be to share their stories.

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This Finnish architect says more sharing will create sustainable cities

WATCH: Who thinks about whether cities are socially sustainable or not? Architects like Inari Virkkala do. This is the fifth instalment in “Everyday stories of transformation,” a series about ordinary people who are finding ways to lead more sustainable and meaningful lives in European cities.

Rhythms of resistance

What to do with abandoned properties in Porto? Turn them into community gardens and public spaces for art, music, learning and social action. This is the fourth video in our Everyday Stories series, showcasing people who are adding more meaning and sustainability to their lives. (Video, 5 mins)

The green machine of Copenhagen

When machines break down, don't throw them away, fix them. Anders Koefoed has declared war on “planned obsolescence.” This is the third video in our Everyday Stories series, showcasing people who are adding more meaning and sustainability to their lives. (Video, 5 mins)

Naked in the flat

Could you live without any belongings? Helsinki-based Petri Luukainen took radical action to conquer the clutter of his apartment: he got rid of all his stuff. This is the second video in our Everyday Stories series, showcasing people who are adding more meaning and sustainability to their lives. (Video, 5 mins)

Everyday stories of transformation

Knowing and caring about global problems won’t deliver solutions without changes in our own behaviour. Ólöf Söebech has been touring Europe, filming people who are adding more meaning and sustainability to their lives. Her first video instalment explores the story of Sandra Kinnaman Nordström. (Video, 5 mins).

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