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Urbinsight connects communities with web-based mapping tools designed to explore and measure holistic urban health.

Urbinsight

A Global Data Initiative
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A forum for in-depth exploration of particular themes in relation to building cities in balance with nature.

Focus Labs

A Forum for In-Depth Exploration
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A knowledge portal on sustainable urbanism featuring articles and columns by ecocity experts and enthusiasts.

Ecocities Emerging

The Ecocity Builders Journal
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A practical methodology for assessing and guiding progress towards an ecologically-restorative human civilization.

Ecocity Standards

Assessing Ecocity Conditions

Ecocity World Summit

Ecocity 2019: Vancouver, B.C.

October 7-9, 2019

Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Cities

``I'm so glad you're doing the Ecocity World Summit on a regular basis.`` - Al Gore

Featured Project

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Eco-Plaza in the Heart of the City

Berkeley’s re-envisioned Center Street features deep green technologies and thoughtful community place-making strategies. The community plan for the pedestrian plaza was endorsed by the City Council and final technical studies and design work are underway with the City.

Urbinsight

Next Generation Participatory Mapping and Analysis

Next Generation Participatory Mapping and Analysis

Urbinsight is a next-generation data analysis platform designed for participatory mapping and planning processes. Its goal is to provide engaged cities and citizens with the necessary tools and technology to affect the resiliency and sustainability of their cities and settlements in a positive way.

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Twitter & Facebook

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Check out the first video of our educational series on Urban Metabolism! A participatory approach to studying resource flows, in Cusco, Peru: https://t.co/odGzPqsCbJ
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For #wuf9kl2018 we are launching a video series about #UrbanMetabolism as part of @UNEP's Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities. This first part uses Cusco as an example of a participatory approach to studying material flows. https://t.co/YzZSf6NNQj #circulareconomy
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"If we accept autonomous cars and a dramatic decrease in car ownership as imminent (they are), it should clear the way for a sane discussion about where cars belong and where they don’t." - https://t.co/lRlbSsUeN6 great piece by @AndyLikuski @stateofplace #AutonomousVehicles
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"The most important mission of current and future generations is to make the shift that disentangles economic development from environmental degradation, to create a future that is in harmony with nature." https://t.co/bWTWdt3Rsb @IUCN @TNatureOfCities
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Check out the 1st of our fresh multimedia series on Urban Metabolism! https://ecocitybuilders.org/urban-metabolism-video-part-1-cusco-peru/
This is coordinated with Sustainability Institute, as part of UN Environment's Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities (https://resourceefficientcities.org/).
#lowcarbon #urbanmetabolism...