Posts Tagged 'liveable'

Garden Roofs: Local Realities

Garden Roofs: International Inspirations explored the overarching benefits of garden roofs by touching on some of the most inspirational garden roof projects across the globe. It essentially raised a rather open-ended question surrounding the potential role of garden roofs in creating a more sustainable and liveable Cape Town. Karla Booysen approached Jaco Ferreira from Advanced Green Roofs (AGR), an organisation specialising in the distribution of garden roofs in and around Cape Town, US and Canada, to shed some light on the subject.

Shaping identities and shaping cities

We hosted our third #citytalk tweetchat on Wednesday with Philips Livable Cities and the discussion was as interesting as it was fast-paced – VERY. We asked questions on the identity of citizens and cities, and the resulting conversations were fascinating (and kudos to @harry_verhaar – Philips’ Head of Sustainability – whose first Twitter experience was this tweetchat. […]

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There’s been plenty of research into how walkable streets and neighbourhoods get more people walking. However what we’re less sure about is: Who are the people that choose to walk more? In an…

Which Types of People Choose a Walkable Lifestyle?