Author: Jennie Moore

by Sarah Campbell Eco-Streets Project Coordinator and Administrative Assistant, School of Construction and the Environment British Columbia Institute of Technology   The creation of an Ecocity fractal is an ambitious task in any area. To attempt one in a built environment defined by industrial architecture that lacks green space is especially...

According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) there are ten essential attributes of cites that help make them resilient. These attributes comprise a checklist as follows (UNISDR 2015a): Organization and coordination. Assigned budget. Up to date risk data incorporated in land use plans. Critical infrastructure...

by Jennie Moore, Director, Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship, British Colombia Institute of Technology A socio-cultural feature of ecocities is that they support a healthy and equitable economy. The International Ecocity Framework and Standards (IEFS) identifies that the city’s economy “consistently favors economic activities that reduce...