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“Neighbourhoods” Best Match

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A “PUF” of Inspiration Towards Net Zero Neighbourhoods

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...later be important to my work with IBI Group and its research into Net Zero Neighbourhoods, a project that started as a broad investigation of net zero strategies and gradually...

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Neighbourhood Innovation

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of leading edge neighbourhoods look like? Fast Company identified five positive concepts that could shape the neighbourhoods of the future. Key themes are: Near self-sufficiency: De-centralized energy generation, on-site waste...

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Family-Friendly Cities?

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...in recent months has been The American Conservative‘s debate about “vibrant” neighbourhoods, kids and communities. In a withering critique of the creative class and it’s vibrant urban neighbourhoods (VUNs), Benjamin...

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Jane’s Walk Weekend

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This weekend, thousands of people will take to streets around the world. It won’t be in protest, but rather to celebrate their neighbourhoods. Inspired by the grassroots activism and the...

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Project Drawdown and Passive Houses

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...recently prepared a Net Zero Neighbourhoods Report to lead the way in designing these neighbourhoods. This report presents strategies for a new approach to city planning and development and advocates...

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Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs

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...otherwise allow. The addition of these units is a form of small-scale urban infill, adding “hidden density” to neighbourhoods without obtrusive changes to the neighbourhood character. Units are either added...

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The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities

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...seek billion-dollar solutions or small-scale improvements, the Nordic context offers useful insight. Sørenga, Oslo. Photo Credit: Katrine Lunke/Wikimedia Commons Creating Neighbourhoods that Consume Less Beyond transport, improved building performance offers...

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Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?

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...suburbs either. Instead, to fulfill their desire for urbanity, city neighbourhoods outside the downtown core are the primary destination. To live affordably near work and/or school, with plenty of spaces...

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Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core

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...a 134 per cent increase in the number of children living in Vancouver’s downtown neighbourhoods from 2001 to 2011, according to UBC sociology professor Nathanael Lauster. To accommodate some of...

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Urban Health Centres & Good Neighbours

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...many cases, the physical and social connections between hospitals and their surrounding neighbourhoods remain limited. The Brookings Institute highlighted this disconnect, and more importantly, the value of physically and socially...

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