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Greening the concrete jungle: how to make environmentally

Green streets can cut pollution, says study - BBC News

Nicola Cheetham, head of environment (surface transport) for Transport for London (TfL), welcomed the findings. Calls to green 'concrete jungle' Published 30 June 2010.

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Greening the Concrete Jungle - Hawaii Business Magazine

CarbonCure – which works with concrete manufacturers to install its technology in plants worldwide – first broached the idea of bringing its green concrete technology in Hawai‘i to Elemental Excelerator, a Honolulu-based startup accelerator

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How to make concrete green

Construction materials are a major contributor to climate change. Here's one company with a clever approach to embedding carbon dioxide in concrete.

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The Garden City vs. the Green City | Smart Cities Dive

If it looks like you can scrape the greenery off without changing the building then you most likely actually can. A former employer referred to these tactics as "green eyebrows", "growies" or a "growhawk." A Place for Trees in the Concrete Jungle. Without question, greenery can play an important role in cur the negative effects of urban life.

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PDF) Vertical Gardening: A New Concept of Modern Era

nowadays as people are becoming more conscious about green and clean environment. Design, construction and maintenance of buildings have a tremendous impact on the concrete jungle

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From concrete jungle to green paradise - CCTV News - CCTV

Looking down from above, the patch of green stands out in the concrete jungle." Second, it’s good to the environment. The vertical wall and roof garden can reduce the heat island effect, a major problem we want to tackle in the urban context. Third, it can also help the air flow,” said Benny K. M. Chow, director of Sustainability, AEDAS

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Greening the Gardiner | Toronto Environmental Alliance

Quandrangle Architects’ pitch to “green” the Gardiner, lobbed at the IdeaCity confab last week, looks dreamy on paper – a green pedestrian walk and bikeway along the waterfront from Dufferin to the DVP. What’s not to love? Boom. With one bold swoosh and swirl, the concrete jungle crowding the Lakeshore and cutting off the waterfront has an elevated green valley running through it.

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Gardening for the Environment - Smithsonian Institution

Prairie or meadow gardening supports habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Danish-born Jens Jensen (1860–1951) influenced the style of Van Sweden and Oehme. Jensen was an early proponent of using native plants to create gardens in harmony with the natural environment. A wildflower native to North America, the Black-eyed Susan

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The green soul of the concrete jungle: the urban century

It is for this reason that we refer to nature in cities as the “green soul of the concrete jungle”, for nature can make cities more humane in the fundamental sense of according with the needs of human well-being and happiness. The New Urban Agenda points to the role of ecosystem services in risk reduction and natural resource management

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These photos give "Concrete Jungle" a Whole New Meaning

These photos, part of a series called Wild Concrete by artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze, show Hong Kong in a completely new light, and bring new a new meaning to the term, “Concrete Jungle”.. The artist describes the series as follows: Usually wherever human beings are thriving, they always try to keep in control their direct environment.

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Concrete Jungle: A Green Beret's guide to

Concrete Jungle functions as a field manual that anyone - military or civilian - can pick up and digest into actionable information. Clay has leveraged his bona fide credentials and experience to provide the audience with fact-based, authentic concepts regarding the application of survival techniques.

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