Convivial Greenstreets as Force and Context for Urban Sustainability

  title={Convivial Greenstreets as Force and Context for Urban Sustainability},
  author={K. Tamminga},
  • K. Tamminga
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • 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 on private-sector gardens and 'green' paraphernalia along the confines of the western European city street. I observe that particular kinds and intensities of gardens/gardening seem to be serving as both context for, and generator of, conviviality—a crucial trait of local civil society that seeks to advance a… CONTINUE READING

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