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Integrating public safety and use into planning urban greenways
Greenways provide much-needed natural corridors and environments in urban and suburban areas, along with recreational, transportation and nature education opportunities for urban residents. However,Expand
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The ganges and the GAP: An assessment of efforts to clean a sacred river
For centuries, the Ganges River in India has been the locus of sacred rites for the Hindus. The religious significance of the Ganges is physically manifested in ghats (stepped landings) that form theExpand
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Is the living filter sustainable? Assessing the land application of municipal effluent
The spray irrigation of treated municipal effluent has been practiced for over three decades as an alternative to direct discharge techniques. Benefits include aquifer recharge, discontinuation ofExpand
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Technology-supported cross cultural collaborative learning in the developing world
In this paper we report on some of the challenges and successes of using a cross-cultural collaborative learning intervention design in rural Himalayan villages using participatory video. Expand
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A Method for Gauging Landscape Change as a Prelude to Urban Watershed Regeneration: The Case of the Carioca River, Rio de Janeiro
Natural systems undergo processes, flows, and rhythms that differ from those of urban sociocultural systems. While the former takes place over eras or many generations, the latter may occur withinExpand
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ABSTRACT Living walls and other vertical green infrastructure on building surfaces provide regulating, supporting, and cultural ecosystem services in the built environment. Green walls can alsoExpand
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Convivial Greenstreets as Force and Context for Urban Sustainability
This paper introduces the concept of convivial greenstreets and explores their potential contributions to sustainability and inclusive place making in the city. It begins with a focus onExpand
As transformações da paisagem na bacia do rio Carioca
O objetivo deste artigo e analisar o processo de transformacao da paisagem na bacia do Rio Carioca, localizada na cidade do Rio de Janeiro e refletir sobre os principais acontecimentos e conjunturasExpand
Convivial Greenstreets: A Concept for Climate-Responsive Urban Design
This paper presents a conceptual framework for using “convivial greenstreets” (CG) as a resource for climate adaptation. When applied consistently, CG can become an emerging green practice with aExpand