Cool short documentary by Monocle on 4 different urban farms.
Monocle’s favourite cities combine small-scale neighbourhoods with green spaces, but not all cities were built with the right foundations for future growth and sustainability. We champion four urban innovators who see potential in derelict spaces and find creative approaches to make some of the world’s more challenging neighbourhoods bloom into richer and more pleasant places to stay
Three Views of Urbanism: Alex Steffen, Kaid Benfield and Jim KunstlerThree important urban theorists are making the rounds this week, with Alex Steffen delivering a TED talk on the Sharable Future of Cities. He starts of with our “clean energy problem”- that we cannot possibly generate enough to replace the fossil fuels we use in our cars.