Below is a list of exemplar urban projects, initiatives and policies deemed to be of a world leading standard by the biocitystudio team. We welcome suggestions from the community to extend this list.
Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems shows how cities and their residents can begin to reintegrate into their bioregional environment, and how cities themselves can be planned with nature‚Äôs organising principles in mind. By Peter Newman and Isabella Jennings.
Ref: Newman, P & Jennings, I 2008, Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems – Principles and Practices, Washington: Island Press
Cradle to Cradle
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This groundbreaking text is a manifesto calling for the transformation of human industry through ecologically intelligent design. By William McDonough and Michael Braungart.
Ref: McDonough, W & Braungart, M, 2002, Cradle to Cradle, NY: North Point Press.
Urban Growth Boundary
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Groundbreaking legislature introduced in 1973 to prevent the continuation of urban sprawl. Applies to the 241 cities in Oregon with the capital, Portland being the most renowned.
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