Contributed by Yann CALAZEL In the context of a project to study eco-urbanism around the world, this new book entitled : (Re) penser la ville du 21ème siècle presents a compilation of studies and urban analyses on the phenomenon of eco-neighbourhoods. It aims to provide a new perspective, questioning the city as we know it. … More New Book on International Ecourbanism! Reviewed here first.
As part of launching our partnership with French colleagues into a comparative understanding of model sustainable neighbourhood policy and results in France and Canada, Dr. Meg Holden was interviewed by the French Embassy. Funders of this special investigation are the France-Canada Research Fund and MITACS. On the English page, you can listen to an audio … More New Partnership Created to Develop a Comparative Understanding of Ecoquartier Policy
By Rahil Adeli Introduction: Globalization Creates Problems and Opportunities for Social Sustainability The quantity and quality of community cohesion in cities has undergone great changes through globalization. In terms of social and community cohesion, researchers harken to the days before the 1950s, when local communities were almost entirely oriented around a single local industry. For … More Social Sustainability: Answering to the Cohesion Needs of Globalized Cities