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Maps Show Humans’ Growing Impact on the Planet

Maps Show Humans’ Growing Impact on the Planet | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
A new study has found a few distressing developments, but also some signs of hope.
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Why Copenhagen Is Building Parks That Can Turn Into Ponds

Why Copenhagen Is Building Parks That Can Turn Into Ponds | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
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Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents

Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
The Catalan capital’s radical new strategy will restrict traffic to a number of big roads, drastically reducing pollution and turning secondary streets into ‘citizen spaces’ for culture, leisure and the community
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Why I create pop-up farms in my city | Roman Gaus | TEDxZurich

Urban agriculture has been real for decades, starting with the industrialization of Western Europe in the 20th century. Urban agriculture has been also wel
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Copenhagen's car-free streets & slow-speed zones

In Copenhagen, you never have to travel very far to see a beautiful public space or car-free street packed with people soaking up the day. In fact, since the early…
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Presentacion proyecto estonoesunsolar

Video de presentación del proyecto estonoesunsolar para los EUROCITIES 2011 Awards representando a la ciudad de Zaragoza
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One decade of Gramazio Kohler Research at ETH Zurich – The Architecture of Digital Fabrication

In 2005, the group of Gramazio Kohler Research built the world’s first robotic laboratory to explore the intersections between architecture and robotics. This…

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Nature-Based Solutions & Re-Naturing Cities

Nature-Based Solutions & Re-Naturing Cities | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
'Towards an EU Research and Innovation policy agenda for Nature-Based Solutions & Re-Naturing Cities' - the Final Report of the Horizon 2020 Expert Group on ‘Nature-Based Solutions and Re-Natur...
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Biophilic Urban Acupuncture: The Importance of Biophilia in Urban Places

Biophilic Urban Acupuncture: The Importance of Biophilia in Urban Places | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
Biophilic urban acupuncture aims to reconnect people to nature by using targeted biophilic interventions in urban environments for better health outcomes.
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Historical photos show how Amsterdam turned itself into a bike rider's paradise

Historical photos show how Amsterdam turned itself into a bike rider's paradise | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
Pictures from the turn of the 20th century to today show how Amsterdam slowlyand intentionallychanged its car culture. Your city can do it, too.
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Bionic City magazine, Oct 2015

Bionic City magazine, Oct 2015 | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it

"Biomimetics, Biotechnology & Biology for the Built Environment"


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Bionic City's curator insight, October 19, 2015 6:35 AM

Bionic City magazine on Flipboard, October 2015 issue.

 

Free to view on mobile, tablet and web and featuring leading-edge biomimetics, biotechnology and biology for the built environment, with over a 133,000 viewers and over 30,000 followers.

 

"Completely awesome magazine on biomimetics by Melissa Sterry" Mike McCue, Founder, Flipboard

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Architecture & Water documentary. Part 3: Water park

From The Architectural Review, the concluding chapter in a three-part documentary about water's relationship with architecture. As climate change creates cha...
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Architecture & Water documentary. Part 1: A river runs through it

From The Architectural Review, the second part in a three-part documentary about water's relationship with architecture. As London grows ever denser and its ...
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From sustainability to adaptability

From sustainability to adaptability | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
The truth is we “sustain” nature to preserve the resources needed for our own consumption.
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Urban Jungle: Why Cities Need Nature

Urban Jungle: Why Cities Need Nature | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
More than half the people on Earth live in cities. I live in one, and odds are you do, too.

If I ask you to think of a beautiful natural landscape, you will most likely imagine some wild, isolated place far from your own neighborhood. Many city dwellers may think of themselves as living completely separate from nature, but in fact our urban lives depend on it.

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Life Between Buildings / Trailer

Life Between Buildings is a circular, experiential, video installation that explores the research and project work that Jan Gehl and Gehl Architects have conducted…
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Bionic City magazine, Mar 2016

Bionic City magazine, Mar 2016 | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it

"Biomimetics, Biotechnology & Biology for the Built Environment"


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Bionic City magazine on Flipboard, March 2016 issue.   

Free to view on mobile, tablet and web and featuring leading-edge biomimetics, biotechnology and biology for the built environment, with over a 136,000 viewers and over 36,000 followers.
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Bionic City magazine on Flipboard, March 2016 issue.   

Free to view on mobile, tablet and web and featuring leading-edge biomimetics, biotechnology and biology for the built environment, with over a 136,000 viewers and over 36,000 followers.
Diego Pacheco Gonzalez's curator insight, March 18, 2016 11:23 PM
Bionic City magazine on Flipboard, March 2016 issue.   

Free to view on mobile, tablet and web and featuring leading-edge biomimetics, biotechnology and biology for the built environment, with over a 136,000 viewers and over 36,000 followers.
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CPH methodology based on three key ideas: creativity, participation and hybridization

CPH methodology based on three key ideas: creativity, participation and hybridization | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
Exploring the transformation process of the human habitat with a strong commitment to innovation, our research has been systematized in an atypical methodology in the framework of collective experimentation in the city and the territory.
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Jane Jacobs vs Robert Moses: Urban fight of the century

From Ric Burns' masterful PBS documentary about New York City comes this inspiring David and Goliath story of the battle for human scale neighborhoods. If on...
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Bionic City magazine, Dec 2015

Bionic City magazine, Dec 2015 | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it

Biomimetics, Biotechnology & Biology for the Built Environment


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Bionic City's curator insight, December 15, 2015 1:52 PM

Bionic City magazine on Flipboard, December 2015 issue.

 

Free to view on mobile, tablet and web and featuring leading-edge biomimetics, biotechnology and biology for the built environment, with over a 133,000 viewers and over 32,000 followers.

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IAAC Researcher’s Pylos 3D-Prints with Soil

IAAC Researcher’s Pylos 3D-Prints with Soil | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
Sofoklis Giannakopoulos, a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), has designed Pylos, a 3D printer that utilizes...
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Streets as Places. Streets are for...everything

Streets as Places. Streets are for...everything | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
STREETS ARE FOR… EVERYTHING
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The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen

The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen | Biourbanism & Smart Design | Scoop.it
At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world's cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka. In this charming talk, he walks us through a design process that really lets kids be kids.
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Architecture & Water documentary. Part 2: Gentrification machine?

From The Architectural Review, the second part in a three-part documentary about water's relationship with architecture. As London grows ever denser and its ...
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