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Could Insects Be the Best City Planners?

After all, nature has had a pretty long time to put different ideas to the test and find out what works. Biomimicry, the practice of emulating patterns and strategies from nature to solve human challenges has already led to many ingenious product designs, but many more discoveries have been made recently that lend some lessons to the city scale. 13 more words

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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “City Planners.”

“If you could clone one element from another city you’ve visited — a building, a cultural institution, a common street food, etc.

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Writing Prompt

Horses: Edwin Muir. A revision lesson (and other ideas for CIE)

I have adapted a resource pack that I have bought to make this Powerpoint to support Muir’s Horses for CIE IGCSE. The zig zag education pack is full of good ideas! 82 more words

IGCSE Support

It's Time To Take Our City Back

By Greg Kerwin Guest Commentary Denver Post
Updated: 03/03/2015 05:03:29 PM MST

Original PDF file can be found here

For Denver to thrive over the next 20 years, our leaders must not destroy the qualities that make our city an attractive place to live. 1,124 more words

Denver City Council

New highway encircles stubborn homeowners - Chinadaily.com.cn

A room with a 360-degree road view

If you can’t build through it, build around it – city planners seem to have taken this advice quite literally. 103 more words

China Alert

Multi-Age Precincts (MAPs)

A joint PerthALIVE and FuturePerth paper titled Multi-Age Precincts (MAPs) –New solutions for the future of Australia’s housing has been accepted for publication by the Institute of Community Development in their journal New Community.   64 more words

Liveable Cities

Weatherford's bond proposal - good idea or bad idea

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”

– General George S. Patton

 

Weatherford’s conceptual downtown plan

When I consider the wisdom in voting for the bond proposal to spend $16.5 million, my first question is – why? 1,262 more words

City Of Weatherford