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PRESS

Both the boat schools and Easy Like Water have been featured in a wide range of news stories on television, radio, print, and the internet.

Ekotopfilm logo“Easy Like Water” wins Grand Prix at Ekotopfilm Festival, an international environmental festival sponsored by the government of Slovakia.

Ekotopfilm announces winners

 

FORBES:

ForbesThe Solar-Powered Floating School Sustaining Bangladesh Education (Feb. 18, 2014)

Interview with architect Mohammed Rezwan at the Skoll World Forum: “We want to see our resilient people working together to improve their quality of life.” Read more >>

NEW YORK TIMES:

Floating Schools Bring Classrooms to Stranded Students (June 30, 2013)

ED WEEK BLOG:

New Film Chronicles Floating Schools of Flood-Ravaged Bangladesh
“As Hurricane Sandy continues to disrupt the northeast, schools up and down the coast are still closed due to what is being described as a once-in-a-generation storm causing unprecedented levels of flooding…”
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Inspired School Redesign: The Floating Schools of Bangladesh
“This is an incredible school redesign story. In Bangladesh, 20% of the country goes underwater each year. Severe flooding prevents students from attending school for a good portion of time. In any given year, dozens if not hundreds of schools are destroyed. Even more schools are shut down because kids cannot get to school….”
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ASIA SOCIETY BLOG:

There’s a School on a Solar Panel-Powered Boat in Bangladesh? Yep! “Documentary filmmaker Glenn Baker’s upbringing in India, Turkey, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Tunisia plays an influential role in his work. It informs his approach to making media that reflects diverse viewpoints and promotes dialogue…”
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LINK TV:

Earth Focus Interview: Glenn Baker