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10 Nature Inspired Urban Renewal Designs

10 Nature Inspired Urban Renewal Designs | Urban Life | Scoop.it

Rising sustainability concerns over the last decade have brought about a fascinating new tendency in landscape concepts for development and renewal of urban and even industrial areas. Nature is coming back to cities and that’s a wonderful opportunity for us to get back to it too. Experience the mesmerizing beauty of these nature bites inserted into urban context and let’s hope this is the future of landscape architecture!


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City of Broadening Sidewalks - The Architect's Newspaper

City of Broadening Sidewalks - The Architect's Newspaper | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Chicago drafts first-ever master plan for pedestrians. - Short, direct, and lively, The Architect's Newspaper is the essential read in the field.
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These Boots are Made for Walking, and so is This City: 4 Benefits of a Walkable City | The GRID | Global Site Plans

These Boots are Made for Walking, and so is This City: 4 Benefits of a Walkable City | The GRID | Global Site Plans | Urban Life | Scoop.it
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Using Critical Cartography as a Tool for Urban Intervention/ MIT Urban Studies and Planning (Feature)

Using Critical Cartography as a Tool for Urban Intervention/ MIT Urban Studies and Planning (Feature) | Urban Life | Scoop.it

A new research project led by Annette Kim, Ford International Career Development Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, is setting out to celebrate and legitimize the sidewalk life of Ho Chi Minh City by mapping what it does and what it contributes to the life of the city. The effort bridges urban design and social science research while also aiming to make a practical intervention in the city's landscape.


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