eco cities Archive

  • Bring Joy to (Saving) the World

    photo credit: gallagher.michaelsean The short-term efforts needed to achieve long-term change towards sustainability are to a large extent about creating habits and making sustainable choices natural. In order to get to that point and not fall off the ‘sustainability wagon’ on our way there, we...

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  • My big idea for cities in 2012: Integrated approach to Energy Efficiency.

    photo credit: phototouring Cities represent the pinnacle of human achievement, and we are becoming increasingly urban to the extent that we have well crossed the 50% urbanization mark in the last decade. Cities are increasingly becoming big consumers of energy. There is a never-ending demand...

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  • Ecologically  Sensitive City Planning : Ulhas Rane ,Partner, Envirodesigners

    Ulhas has post graduate qualifications in Environment & Ecology & Sociology. He is a passionate naturalist, educator and researcher. Apart from professional projects with emphasis on Landscape & Environmental Design, he has several research papers and publications to his credit. He has been a senior faculty in many prestigious institutions.

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  • Urban Form & Sustainability: B.R. Balachandran

    About the Speaker: B. R. Balachandran, is the founder of Alchemy Urban Systems . He is Architect and Urban Planner and has been one of the core team members of Environmental Planning Collaborative (EPC), Ahmedabad for ten years. Mr. Balachandran has been involved in preparation...

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  • Energy Management in Water Supply Systems: Pradeep Kumar

    About the Speaker: Pradeep Kumar is the India Head ,Alliance to Save Energy which promotes energy efficiency worldwide for economy, environment and security.Pradeep has more than 14 years of experience in the field of public and private sector energy efficiency, renewable energy and...

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  • Building Livable Cities: Principles of Sustainable Transport : Christopher Kost

    About the Speaker: Chris joined ITDP as a full time staff member in 2008 after being involved as a consultant since 2004, focusing on transportation projects in Africa and India. In Cape Town and Accra, he performed greenhouse gas assessments of proposed BRT systems. In Johannesburg,...

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  • Building Climate Resilient Cities: Will Travis, Executive Director, BCDC- Part 1

    Building Climate Resilient Cities: Will Travis, Executive Director. Bay Conservation and Development Commission ( BCDC) About:”Battling the Sea Level Rise” Most debates on Climate change are often focused on Mitigation and very little attention has been given to adapting to climate change. The ongoing California Climate...

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  • "Climate Change Impacts & Sea Level Rise Scenarios" Matthew Heberger -Part 1

    Climate Change Impacts & Sea Level Rise Scenarios” by Matthew Heberger, Pacific Institute & Co-author of the report on sea level rise in California About: Matthew G. Heberger, Pacific Institute Matthew Heberger is a Research Associate with the Pacific Institute’s Water Program.Most recently, he spent three and...

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
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  • About : The Urban Vision

    The Urban Vision is a social venture & a think-do-tank which was instituted to inspire next generation urbanization.The organization focuses on solutions driven research; advocates & consults on best practices in policy and design; facilitates public dialogue on policy choices.

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    The Urban Vision | | Address: # 104, Blue Cross Chambers,#11, Infantry Cross Road, Bangalore – 560001 Karnataka