A Call For Regenerative Cities

Sustainability is not enough. Because so much damage has already been inflicted upon the world's ecosystems, Anna Leidreiter argues for the need for regenerative cities that positively enhance 'ecosystem services.'
February 1, 2012, 1pm PST | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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Writing in The Global Urbanist, Leidreiter calls for the development and implementation of technologies and practices that "re-enrich the landscapes on which cities depend."

"The established horizon of urban ecology should be expanded to include all the territories involved in sustaining urban systems. Urban regeneration thus takes on the meaning of eco-regeneration."

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Published on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in The Global Urbanist
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