'Instead of damaging ecosystems, why not start creating them?' says Prof. Jacqueline McGlade. 'We have the technology and the design skills. There are examples of the future all over Europe but these are pockets of innovation. We have to move from pockets of innovation to cities of the future.'
'Take light — it’s a natural resource. People like working and living surrounded by natural light. Building can easily make much better use of natural light. Or take vertical gardening. Vertical gardening means turning our cities into sustainable urban farms where crops are grown on and in our buildings.'
Via Mário Carmo