Living Cities: towards ecological urbanism

The Trust has published a new paper that aims to address the growing challenge of achieving sustainable towns and cities.

Growing numbers of people live in urban areas and they are disproportionately affected by the effects of environmental change including flooding caused by rising sea levels.

Bee on cow parsley © Paul Hobson
Bee on cow parsley © Paul Hobson

Living Cities is the fourth in our series of Policy Futures. It proposes fundamental principles of ecological urbanism for use by planners, designers, architects and other professionals.

The publication also makes a series of 20 practical recommendations for embedding nature in the urban environment at a number of different scales to ensure that towns and cities support a rich range of biodiversity, and that people enjoy a improved quality of life.

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Preface

The Trust has published a new paper that aims to address the growing challenge of achieving sustainable towns and cities. Growing numbers of people live in urban areas and they …

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