Nature in Our Alleys
June 25, 2013

One key premise of our concept of Biophilic Cities is that nature is (and ought to be) all around us, nearby and readily accessible. We should not hav…

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Insect City
June 13, 2013

In the hubris of our human position, we forget sometimes that it is the smaller life forms that make everything possible for us. In his eloquent boo…

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Zoöpolis (Wolch, 1996)
June 10, 2013

Wolch challenges conventional urban theory and development practices, which she contends “disregard nonhuman life.”

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What makes playgrounds fun?
April 25, 2013

The adventure? The discovery? The imaginary characters? Playgrounds are made with kids in mind and for Earth Day 2013 we are focusing this month’s n…

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DIY.org, Not Just for Kids!
April 21, 2013

DIY.org is a online collective for children and adults who like ‘to learn by doing.’ It is a fun and interactive way for children to enhan…

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