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Urbanism for Introverts: Why Cities Need Quiet Spaces

Urbanism for Introverts: Why Cities Need Quiet Spaces | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Why cities need quiet spaces.
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For cities to thrive they need niche habitat for all who dwell on them. Quiet places fill the need of introverts to recharge amongst the crowds!

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How do trees change the climate?

How do trees change the climate? | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Guest commentary from Abby Swann (U. Washington) This past month, an op-ed by Nadine Unger appeared in the New York Times with the headline “To save the climate, don’t plant trees”.  The author’s main argument is that UN programs to address climate change by planting trees or preserving existing forests are “high risk” and a “bad bet”. [Ed. There is more background on the op-ed here] However, I don't think that these conclusions are supported ...
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To plant or not to plant... I say, let us plant.

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Natural capital helps businesses put environmental metrics into context

Natural capital helps businesses put environmental metrics into context | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
“ Ecosystems services, green infrastructure and natural capital are moving from theory to practice”
Via Faith Attaguile
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El movernos hacia la inversión de infraestructura verde en nuestras ciudades nos va a ayudar a mantener resiliencia social y ecológica. Utilizar metodologías como las propuestas por el Capitalismo Natural provee de herramientas a empresas y gobiernos para validar estas inversiones que son beneficiosas para todos. Confiemos que cada vez más iniciativas tengan en cuenta esto.
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Green Tokyo: 5 cool examples of urban agriculture

Green Tokyo: 5 cool examples of urban agriculture | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
With its massive urban sprawl and busy streets, Tokyo doesn't exactly seem like the kind of place you would find farmland, but Tokyoites are waking up to the fact that growing your food closer to home means more food security and less pollution...
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Agricultura Urbana a otro nivel! Pregúntale a tu Arquitecto Paisajista favorito.

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Streetmix | interactive street section builder app « World Landscape Architecture – landscape architecture webzine

Streetmix | interactive street section builder app « World Landscape Architecture – landscape architecture webzine | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Streetmix | interactive street section builder app
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Practica tu urbanismo ecológico con este nuevo app. Qué te parece?

 

Pregúntale a tu Arquitecto Paisajista favorito.

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The Human Scale Trailer 2013

Directed by Andreas Dalsgaard Produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen for Final Cut for Real www.thehumanscale.dk www.facebook.com/TheHumanScale www.final-cut.dk
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The Human Scale Movie trailer. Another way to vision our cities.

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ParkScore: The Top 10 City Park Systems in the U.S. | Environment on GOOD

ParkScore: The Top 10 City Park Systems in the U.S. | Environment on GOOD | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Parks change us: people who live near parks are not just more likely to exercise and meet their neighbors, but also less stressed, anxious, or depressed; kids with ADD do better on tests after spending time in parks; and being in nature can even...
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La infraestructura verde de la ciudad, como sus parques, son parte fundamental de su vida y su sostenibilidad.

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Ten Ways to Transform Cities through Placemaking & Public Spaces

Ten Ways to Transform Cities through Placemaking & Public Spaces | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Courtesy of Flickr user Chrissy Olson In 2011, UN-HABITAT and Project for Public Spaces (PPS) signed a 5-year cooperative agreement to aspire to raise
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A comenzar a transformar nuestras ciudades a través de los espacios públicos. Los que nos quedan...

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En la grama... (In the Grass...)

En la grama... (In the Grass...) | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
As part of the celebrations of landscape architecture week in Puerto Rico, many members of the public joined landscape architects in an underused, abandoned park and spent the day making an art ins...
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Pregúntale a tu Arquitecto Paisajista favorito.

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In Rethinking Shared Spaces, Sidewalks Take Center Stage | Planetizen

In Rethinking Shared Spaces, Sidewalks Take Center Stage | Planetizen | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
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Las aceras como parte vital denuestra salud y nuestra integración con nuestro ecosistema humano.

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5 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner - Ecorazzi

5 Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner - Ecorazzi | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
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Hay muchas maneras de vivir consciente.

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Seattle: Identity Rooted in Walkability | Sustainable Cities Collective

Seattle: Identity Rooted in Walkability | Sustainable Cities Collective | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Seattle is truly a city comprised of distinct neighborhoods, and their commonality is an individuality rooted in walkability.
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Human ecology is rooted in walkability.

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Landscaping and Protection from Extreme Weather | Sustainable Cities Collective

Landscaping and Protection from Extreme Weather | Sustainable Cities Collective | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
(Nanyang Technical University, Singapore) Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.
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Pregúntale a tu ArquitectoPaisajista favorito.

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8 Shades of Green Infrastructure

8 Shades of Green Infrastructure | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
The word “infrastructure” connotes things like pipes, conduits, steel and concrete, but when it comes to solving urban water management challenges, there are a growing number of solutions that are equally engineered yet more nature-based. While “grey” or traditional infrastructure remains an essential part of safe and effective design for flood control and urban watershed management, it is no longer the only tool in the toolbox.
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No todas las tecnologías de infraestructura verde son apropiadas para todos loslugares. Este artículo resume algunas de las ventajas y desventajas de estas.

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These Miniature Super-Forests Can Green Cities With Just A Tiny Amount Of Space

These Miniature Super-Forests Can Green Cities With Just A Tiny Amount Of Space | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Borrowing methods for a car assembly line, a young industrial engineer can grow a 300-tree forest in a lot the size of six parking spaces.
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En agunos sitios, como en Puerto Rico, la naturaleza lo que quiere es volver a ser bosque. Esta tecnología apoya este deseo.

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Unified Architectural Theory: An Introduction

Unified Architectural Theory: An Introduction | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
People react according to their biological intuition, judging their environment for its positive or negative effect on the human body. Architects, on the
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An Unified Architectural Theory or why architects and common people have diametrically opposed preferences for buildings.

 

voy a estar al tanto de lo que dice este libro y lo que se publique a través de ArchDaily acerca de el.

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8 Shades of Green Infrastructure

8 Shades of Green Infrastructure | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
8 Shades of Green Infrastructure
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Ejemplos de Infraestructura Verde. Ayudando a la Naturaleza retomar su posición privilegiada en las ciudades.

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8 Shades of Green Infrastructure

8 Shades of Green Infrastructure | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
8 Shades of Green Infrastructure
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Algunos puntos importantes sobre la Infraestructura Verde.

 

Pregúntale a tu Arquitecto Paisajista favorito.

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A Legal Blow to Sustainable Development

A Legal Blow to Sustainable Development | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
In a little-noticed ruling this week, the Supreme Court made it that much harder for America’s communities and developers to find common ground.
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Que mal... Un atraso en la juriprudencia federal para el desarrollo inteligente.

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The Cities We Want: Resilient, Sustainable, and Livable | Sustainable Cities Collective

The Cities We Want: Resilient, Sustainable, and Livable | Sustainable Cities Collective | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Resilience is the word of the decade, as sustainability was in previous decades. No doubt, our view of the kind and quality of cities we as societies want to build will continue to evolve and inspire a new descriptive goal.
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resilience + sustainability + livability

 

pregúntale a tu Arquitecto Paisajista favorito

 

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Why an Earth Day Menu Shouldn't Include Meat

Why an Earth Day Menu Shouldn't Include Meat | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
This Earth Day, 22 April, many environmentalists will be advocating the three R's - recycling, reusing and reducing. While these actions are important and worthwhile, we would be better off focusing on a different letter: V for vegan.
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It is a meatless Monday...

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BORICARS

¿Quiénes son Boricars? Puertorriqueños que dependen de sus autos para vivir, sin el carro no pueden ni siquiera salir de sus casas. ¿Eres un Boricar? ¿Sabes ...
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Hacia el Desarrollo Inteligente... El auto individual es una opción de transporte pero no debe ser la única opción para nuestras vidas.

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Connecting Citizens To Their Government By Turning It Into A Game

Connecting Citizens To Their Government By Turning It Into A Game | EcoUrbanism | Scoop.it
Anyone who has sat through a community planning meeting knows--well, they’re not always exciting, and not always terribly involving.
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What a wonderful way to engage citizen participation. People would need Internet access though, and not everyone in some communities would have it, but otherwise a great idea.

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Creating Bird-Friendly Urban Landscapes

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By helping birds, residents of cities and suburbs are conserving biodiversity.

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