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Mar 30

5 Components of Urban Regeneration

In many of the world’s most populated cities, the collapse of industrial and manufacturing industries has left areas riddled with inadequate housing, unemployment, and few prospects for prosperity. Urban regeneration is the campaign to reverse that decline by improving both the physical landscape of an area and its economy. Redeveloping an area that is suffering …

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Feb 11

Essay: Greening the Environment

Green landscape is a very important part of the picturesque environment. Why is greening important for the urban areas? How does it influence our mind and health? It does not worth mentioning that it is possible to improve the general view of a small town and a big city with the help of the properly …

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Feb 12

Infographic: Benefits of Urban Forests

This infographic details the benefits of trees in urban areas. Trees reduces energy consumption, aid in air purification and water management. Also mentioned are facts on how trees add to the cityscape and improve the atmosphere figuratively and literally. Also learn about three famous trees: The Survivor Tree, The Oldest Parisian Tree and The Marylebone …

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Jan 02

The Rise of Urban Greening

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, cities across the US and the rest of the western world raced to industrialize. Factories sprang up out of nowhere and workers flowed in from the countryside, eager to be part of the new industrial world. Cities like Detroit grew quickly, with busy city centers and acres of housing …

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May 29

New Trends in Green Living: Urban Gardening

If you live in a city, you don’t have to go to far to see that urban growing is the newest trend in green building. It seems like a garden has been squeezed into nearly every rooftop and sunny space in cities across the nation, and for good reason. With several billion mouths to feed …

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