James Moore, landscape architect at Hawkins Partners Inc., discusses how the synthesis of nature and the urban landscape can serve a city, particularly regarding flood control.
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The Woods From the Trees
BY REGAN GENTRY
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 27, 2014
New Zealand artist Regan Gentry talks about his latest project. In colloaboration with the Rekindle Whole House Reuse Project, he salvages wood from an earthquake damaged house to fashion life-sized trees in the central city. It is a project where nature reclaims the urban landscape.
Making a Place: The Story of 518 Northampton Street and Nurture Nature Center
BY RACHEL CARR
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 18, 2015
Rachel Hogan Carr, the director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, tells how the center came to be, and how serves the community.
The story of the biggest urban forest in the world: Floresta da Tijuca
BY JULIA TADDEI
@ VOL 29
ON FEB 29, 2016
Do you know where is the biggest urban forest in the world? It's in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! The backyard of the house where Julia Taddei grew up is part of this forest, called Floresta da Tijuca.
Julia tells you more about the relationship between the "Cariocas", the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, with the forest, and the fact that it is not a native forest but rather the result of a major reforestation project undertaken around 150 years ago.
Nearby Nature and Transformation at Four Mile Run
BY KURT MOSER
@ VOL 2
ON NOV 07, 2018
Something remarkable has been going on at Four Mile Run Park, a trail and waterway that passes through urban industrial areas in northern Virginia, USA. After decades of pollution and neglect, through the efforts of volunteers, the area is coming back to life. Kurt Moser, president of the Four Mile Run Conservatory Foundation, details how we can sometimes transform nature around us to positive effect.
Nature en Ville
BY SÉVERINE EVÉQUOZ
@ VOL 6
ON NOV 01, 2018
C'est un véritable élan qui se dessine, à Genève, en faveur de la nature en ville grâce des acteurs enthousiastes. Ce n'est qu'un début, il faut repenser la ville et la place que la nature y occupe. Pour rendre visible le magnifique travail accompli tout en donnant envie de faire naitre de nouveaux projets, la plateforme 1001sitesnatureenville.ch est une véritable source d'inspiration.