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Biophilic Cities: Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning
Tim Beatley has long been a leader in advocating for the "greening" of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasizing such elements as public transit, renewable energy production, and energy efficient building systems. While these are important aspects of reimagining urban living, they are not enough, says Beatley. We ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 21st 2010 by Island Press
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A little too pie in the sky for me -- where are we getting the money to implement all these ideas? Aside from a few brief paragraphs regarding safety concerns, no mention of other issues that make projects like these struggle.