Rethinking Green Infrastructure

May 2014: A new Arup study Cities Alive – rethinking green infrastructure“shows how the creation of a linked ‘city ecosystem’ that encompasses parks and open spaces; urban trees, streets, squares; woodland and waterways can help create healthier, safer and more prosperous cities. To realise this vision, green infrastructure has to now take a more influential role in the planning and design of cities and urban environments.”

A number of London green infrastructure initiatives are touched on including:

The report also looks at how green infrastructure can help cities adapt to increasing temperatures as a result of climate change. All in all an interesting read!

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