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Thriving places

Collection by Climate Museum UK • Last updated 11 days ago

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what makes places thrive, and the role of culture and ecological thinking in this

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Detroit's "The Heidelberg Project" Heidelberg Project, Amazing Street Art, Community Building, Thinking Outside The Box, Recycled Art, Ecology, Detroit, Abandoned, Centre

Urban Ghosts Media is coming soon

Detroit's Heidelberg Project turns abandoned buildings into recycled art to empower and save communities.

  Thomas Heatherwick, The Guardian, Ecology, Urban, Architecture, Space, City, World, Building

Thomas Heatherwick: ‘The city will be a new kind of space’

Thomas Heatherwick is the urban designer behind some of the world’s most pioneering landmarks. He talks about ‘soulfulness’ in cities, ‘heart-centred’ offices – and seducing people into being together again

Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement | Architecture | The Guardian Movement Architecture, Street Trees, City Farm, Community Space, Flood Risk, Property Values, High Line, The Guardian, Ecology

Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement

Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing and action on climate change

We empower urban changemakers to work collaboratively in innovative ways for more sustainable, inclusive and just cities. Change Maker, Ecology, Sustainability, Cities, Innovation, Culture, Urban, Actors, Places

Actors of Urban Change

We empower urban changemakers to work collaboratively in innovative ways for more sustainable, inclusive and just cities.

China's rural revolution: the architects rescuing its villages from oblivion | Architecture | The Guardian China Architecture, Architecture Design, Wooden Architecture, Tofu, Sawtooth Roof, Chinese Mountains, Tsinghua University, Dna Design, Covered Walkway

China's rural revolution: the architects rescuing its villages from oblivion

After 20 years of frantic city-building, rustic China is in a death spiral. Now architects are helping to reverse the exodus – with inspirational tofu factories, rice wine distilleries and lotus tea plants

Let's create Ten Major New Parks for London, now! - CPRE London London Now, East London, New Housing Developments, Sport Park, London Boroughs, Amazing Greens, Grove Park, New River, Planning Permission

Let's create ten major new parks for London, now! - CPRE London

CPRE London is working to enhance, promote and protect London's green spaces. Love London's beautiful green spaces? Find out more and get involved.

Fab City — Atlas of the Future Disruptive Innovation, Chief Architect, Digital Fabrication, Circular Economy, Urban Setting, Emergency Response, Power To The People, Smart City, Tomorrow Will Be Better

Fab DIY cities of tomorrow | Atlas of the Future

More people live in cities than not, so it’s time they became more environmentally sound. Fab City aims to build a sustainable new world – collectively.

Three Cities Switching To Life-Affirming Economies - YES! Magazine Social Well Being, Portland City, Life Affirming, Community Building, City Council, Urban Planning, Social Issues, City Life, Ecology

Three Cities Switching To Life-Affirming Economies

“Doughnut economics” invites nature and social well-being into urban planning.

Traditional economic development wastes billions of dollars of taxpayer money to subsidize the profit of corporations with no loyalty to the communities who . Web Explorer, University Of Richmond, Little Company, City Government, Economic Development, Wealth, Community, Loyalty

What is Community Wealth Building?

Traditional economic development wastes billions of dollars of taxpayer money to subsidize the profit of corporations with no loyalty to the communities who ...

A proposal: YoCo Labs at the Foundry, York Central — YoCo Community Space, New Community, Social Exclusion, Action Research, Mental Health Crisis, York University, Play Spaces, Environmental Issues, Urban Farming

A proposal: YoCo Labs at the Foundry, York Central — YoCo

YoCo Labs works with who and what is already here, growing from the grassroots within the community, to create a space that feels like home for everyone. YoCo is made up of a mixture of local residents, faith groups, school families, business owners, charities, creatives, academics and profess

<br/>Urban resilience, inspired by nature<br/> — BIOMIMICRY FRONTIERS Nature Words, Urban Fabric, Johannes, Arizona State University, Design Lab, Design Process, Vulnerability, Woven Fabric, Fiction

Urban resilience, inspired by nature — BIOMIMICRY FRONTIERS

Let us reflect on the City. The urban lifestyle has framed our development and conceived new waves of creativity, culture, and community. It masquerades as a fortress from the harshness of the natural world while remaining exceptionally vulnerable to it.

Manhattan makeover for London with floating green walkway plan | UK news | The Guardian New York High Line, Camden Road, Uk Capital, Linear Park, Finsbury Park, University College London, Uk News, Nature Reserve

Manhattan makeover for London with floating green walkway plan

The man who helped revitalise New York with a linear park on a disused elevated railway hopes to do the same for the UK capital

  Map Projects, Colossal Art, Cocktail Recipes, The Neighbourhood, Interview, Chicago, Culture, Explore, History

Interview: Tonika Johnson Discusses the Folded Map Project and Chicago’s Segregated Neighborhoods

Though not Chicago’s true geographic center, the intersection of Madison and State streets is the central point for the city’s address system. Chicago native Tonika Johnson, however, has been viscerally aware that the north-south dividing line is not a mere postal distinction since she was a teenage

  Murals Street Art, Street Art Graffiti, Landscape Plans, Urban Landscape, Banksy, Art Intervention, Art Public, Colossal Art, Art For Art Sake

Art and Activism Collide Throughout Montréal in Playful Street Interventions by Roadsworth

Crosswalks become perches and bike lanes morph into a monkey's ropes in Roadsworth’s lively street interventions. For decades, the Montréal-based artist (previously) has been altering sidewalks, alleyways, and other public spots with largely nature-based projects that are informed by social issues a

Swede dreams: can Malmö’s green points system help rewild London? | Cities | The Guardian Sedum Roof, Uk Capital, Tower Hamlets, Bug Hotel, Urban Nature, Other Space, London City, The Guardian, Ecology

Nature calling: how can Sweden's success story help rewild London?

The transformation of a Swedish shipyard into a haven for biodiversity inspired the UK capital’s ‘urban greening factor’ plan