Posts by anyman

Exploring Placemaking in Mexico City

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Exploring Placemaking in Mexico City

This article discusses the adventures of exploring peacemaking in at the Foro Lindbergh section of Parque México in Mexico City. Finding what works isn’t about a couple of community meetings and setting the course for a couple of activities, but can mean a series of trials and error, as well as a continual willingness to be flexible and adventurous. I think this project emphasizes the importance of grasping the idea that the use of a space changes over time and with the dynamics of the groups that primarily use that...

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Design Criteria for Flood Resilience

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 | 0 comments

 

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A Critical Analysis of Forest Gardens

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Here is an interesting article that is a critical analysis of forest gardens in temperate regions. It is worth a read even if you disagree. I think there are ideas here that are worth more discussion and thought into problem solving.

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Heavy Metals and Effectiveness of Long-term Bioretention

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Heavy Metals and Effectiveness of Long-term Bioretention

This article provides a research review concerning the efficacy of long-term bioretention use. The results of the presented data is interesting and encouraging!

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Pollinator Food Sources

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Pollinator Food Sources

We hear a lot about supporting pollinators in mainstream publications, but it is often difficult to find information that provides thorough lists of plants (not just the top 5 flowers), include both larval food and nectar plants, include bats and beetles rather than just bees and butterflies, or are specific to the regions in which we work. The Pollinator Partnership at Pollinator.org is a professional resource for this very thing. It includes the information you might expect from such an organization: beekeeping tips, challenges to plant gardens, information on the connection between...

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