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Baltimore Ecosystem Study Urban Lexicon By Baltimore Ecosystem Study
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Definitions and examples of key terms and concepts used in urban ecological science, compiled by members of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, Long-Term Ecological Research program and colleagues from... More > other urban ecology research projects. Terms useful for biological, physical, social, and interdisciplinary research are included.< Less
Urban Environments - History, Biodiversity & Culture By Ian D. Rotherham
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This volume is a retrospective publication of contributions originally to two national conferences / seminars held in Sheffield, on the theme of ‘Urban Environments – History,... More > Biodiversity and Culture’. To the updated papers from those events we have added invited current contributions on the themes of urban nature and urban ecology. Ideas and issues in urban ecology become more significant as globalisation, urbanisation and cultural severance shape our world and our future ecologies. This is paralleled by increasing interest in the underpinning science and research paradigms in relation to urban environmental spaces.In the early 2000s, ecologists new to the urban context suddenly became excited about the juxta-position of pollution and biodiversity in degraded and contaminated sites, something well-known to urban ecologists and naturalists since the 1980s or earlier. Similarly, the contributions of urban gardens to nature conservation were greeted with surprise and excitement.< Less
Globe Park: Hybridizing Cultural, Ecological, And Industrial Spaces on Hamilton's Bayfront Landscape By Michael Votruba
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Hybridization of the contemporary urban park and the eco-industrial park as a medium for sustainable urbanization. Proposes a successional design process for global industrial evolution.
Globe Park: Hybridizing Cultural, Ecological, and Industrial Spaces on Hamilton's Bayfront Landscape By Michael Votruba
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Hybridization of the contemporary urban park and the eco-industrial park as a medium for sustainable urbanization. Proposes a successional design process for global industrial evolution.
Globe Park: Hybridizing Cultural, Ecological, and Industrial Spaces on Hamilton's Bayfront Landscape By Michael Votruba
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Hybridization of the contemporary urban park and the eco-industrial park as a medium for sustainable urbanization. Proposes a successional design process for global industrial evolution.
Complex Catalysts: Resilient Urbanism for Eastern KCMO By Blake Belanger, Howard Hahn
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Complex Catalysts is the continuation of a multi-year community planning and design effort aimed at understanding and planning for future growth in the Kansas City Metro Area. The focus of this... More > project is to present a model of resilient urbanism that will accommodate approximately 8% of the metro area’s anticipated population growth over the next 30 years. Complex Catalysts proposes a comprehensive planning framework and five design proposals leveraging the regional economic vitality of the the Truman Sports Complex. Maximizing public transit through Transit Oriented Development, restoring ecological health and water quality through ecologically sensitive design, and supporting robust economic growth through job creation were foundational goals to our vision of eastern Metro Kansas City. Complex Catalysts was directed by Assistant Professor Howard Hahn and Associate Professor Blake Belanger through a mid-level landscape architecture studio and seminar at Kansas State University.< Less
Designing Patch Dynamics By Urban Design Studio
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In the summer of 2002, Drs. Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and J. Morgan Grove, scientists from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES), approached Brian McGrath at the Urban Design Program at... More > Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) with an innovative cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunity. Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), the BES brings together researchers from a variety of social and biophysical science disciplines to engage in data collection, education, and community outreach. Their primary goal is to understand and explain metropolitan Baltimore as a complex ecological system. In an intrepid and prescient next step for BES and LTER, Drs. Pickett, Cadenasso and Grove put forth the radical proposition that urban designers can help to break new ground in the field of ecology and that current ecosystem science would enliven our own design milieu.< Less
Game Changers for Puerto Plata By Urban Design Lab
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Cities throughout the world will balance questions regarding growth and ecological sustainability as they proceed towards development and economic enhancement. This document will address these issues... More > in one of the first European settlements in the new world, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The goal will be to outline a master plan for the province with a 20 year timeline objective.< Less
Re- Cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Lab and the Millennium Cities Initiative are pleased to announce the release of their latest collaboration; Re-cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi. Introduced by Earth Institute... More > Director Jeffrey D. Sachs, this strikingly graphic and eye-opening volume of essays addresses some of the most pressing challenges facing Ghana’s fast-growing, second largest city and explores pathways for enhancing ecological sustainability, economic dynamism and urban equity.< Less
Re- Cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Lab and the Millennium Cities Initiative are pleased to announce the release of their latest collaboration; Re-cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi. Introduced by Earth Institute... More > Director Jeffrey D. Sachs, this strikingly graphic and eye-opening volume of essays addresses some of the most pressing challenges facing Ghana’s fast-growing, second largest city and explores pathways for enhancing ecological sustainability, economic dynamism and urban equity.< Less