Building Cities like Forests

Historically unprecedented urban growth has led to tremendous technological advancements but has severely diminished cities’ long-term sustainability. Inspired by similarities between urban systems and the natural environment, architects, urban planners and designers are starting to apply biomimicry to create more ecologically balanced cities. How can a city function more like an ecosystem? Find out more here. Image:...

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April 15, 2016

Historically unprecedented urban growth has led to tremendous technological advancements but has severely diminished cities’ long-term sustainability. Inspired by similarities between urban systems and the natural environment, architects, urban planners and designers are starting to apply biomimicry to create more ecologically balanced cities. How can a city function more like an ecosystem? Find out more here.

Image: CC Image courtesy of Bob Flynn on Flickr