Urban Planning

Systemic Sustainability Explained – Tom Bosschaert at the Dutch Architecture Institute

Ecological Urbanism App

The Ecological Urbanism app adapts content from the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s book of the same name for a tablet. Much more than an ebook, it’s an entirely new way of looking at the information interactively. With the majority of the world’s population expected to live in cities by the year 2050, Ecological Urbanism...

FutureCityLab Roundtable

Watch the first FutureCityLab roundtable online now: The event was hosted by Thomas Auer (Transsolar) and Colin Ripley (Ryerson University Toronto) at the FutureCityLab in Berlin (AEDES gallery). Via Green & Sexy ..

The Living Building Challenge Documentary Semifinalist at Filmmaker Competition

THE LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. It could also be named an Audience Favorite if it’s among the ten that receives the most votes. If you love it, vote for it. Click on the VOTE...

TED: Vicki Arroyo – Let’s Prepare for Our Homes and Cities for the New Climate

Great TED Talk: Set aside the politics: Data shows that climate change is happening, measurably, now. And as Vicki Arroyo says, it’s time to prepare our homes and cities for the new climate, with its increased risk of flooding, drought and uncertainty. She illustrates this inspiring talk with bold projects from cities all over the...
British Columbia Community Announces Plans for World’s First Living Neighbourhood

British Columbia Community Announces Plans for World’s First Living Neighbourhood

UniverCity, the award-winning sustainable community located on top of Burnaby Mountain, adjacent to Simon Fraser University just an half hour bus ride out of Vancouver, BC aims to be home to the world’s first community designed as a Living Neighbourhood as part of the Living Building Challenge. This new phase of the community will eventually...