Green Cities

A sustainable city, or eco-city is a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution. Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a Healthy Future. Other leading figures who envisioned the sustainable city are architect Paul F Downton, who later founded the company Ecopolis Pty Ltd, and authors Timothy Beatley and Steffen Lehmann, who have written extensively on the subject. The field of industrial ecology is sometimes used in planning these cities.
Posts about Green Cities
  • CNN’s big bet on original digital video

    … Web series “Street Food with Roy Choi.” Unlike CNN’s television content, most Digital Studios video edges away from breaking news in favor of documentary- or reality-style programming. The first big project was “City of Tomorrow,” a series of one- to three-minute videos exploring the emerging technology of smart, green cities, from London’s wind…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Twitter- 8 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web