What if, even in the heart of a densely developed city, people could have meaningful encounters with nature? The idea of a green city, a sustainable city, and even a resilient city are well-understood. Now, the emerging ideal of a biophilic city—which...

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Cross-posted at TheCityFix We need nature even more these days. As more people live in cities, nature offers a potent...

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One key premise of our concept of Biophilic Cities is that nature is (and ought to be) all around us, nearby and readily accessible.

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by Flickr.com user Kiwi Flickr

This week's staff pick is from Angela Osborn, Island Press' Promotions and Fulfillment Manager:

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It is fitting that I am here in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque country of Spain, on the occasion of the launch of our new edited book Green Cities of Europe...

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Watch Timothy Beatley speak on green urbanism and Biophilic Cities at the...

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