It was disappointing to read Phils blog post yesterday that the Think sustainability conference and exhibition is to be discontinued by CMP, but the reasons given do make sense. Having visited both Think 07 and Think 08, I would say that Think 07 made an important contribution to built environment sustainability, shaping agendas and providing […]
Now the Eco City World Summit 2008 has concluded there is a rich source of live blog reports, reviews and videos over at the Eco City blog. Go view and mine the collective source of global views on the future of cities If you take away one thing from the summit : the ecological city […]
Videos from Eco City 2008 day one presentations are now up on the Eco City Blog. As expected the key note speech from Lerner is well worth the view. I will try to upload to here.
Eco city world summit is underway in San Fransisco with Live Blogs. It will be of interest to witness how the concept of live blogging can capture the essence of conferences. I await the opening speech from Jaime Lerner with interest and will repost here. From the opening plenary I noticed no UK representation – […]
Following links from the Eco City 2008 site I have been browsing through the stunning environmental pictures of Gary Braash. From his website: Gary Braasch photographs environmental issues and conservation, nature, biodiversity, ecosystems, field science, and climate change in stock photos and assignments. Pictures of landscape, patterns, forests, Antarctica, the Arctic, global warming, cities and […]
It seems we are becoming awash with green buildings, eco homes and eco towns. There are some great sites out there with green architecture eye candy (check out Mad Architecture for example). We have some major and significant conferences and events on the horizon – from the international Eco City 2008, Green Build 2008 and […]
Is the German city of Freiburg, the worlds greenest Eco City? Is the Passiv Haus the most effective and efficient Eco-Home? If so why are we not learning for eco-homes and eco-towns in the UK ? Also, more on Eco Cities at Eco City 2008