"Enviornmentalism" Resources

Environmental Challenges and Urban Solutions

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Environmental Challenges and Urban Solutions

Institution:

Princeton University,

Category:

Syllabi

Environmental Challenges and Urban Solutions confronts urbanization and environmental problems, rethinking traditional theories about nature and city dynamics. 

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Fluvia Metropolis Workshop

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Fluvia Metropolis Workshop

Institution:

Princeton University,

Locations:

São Paulo,

Topics of discussions included: sustainable solutions for issues like water resource management, energy efficiency, technology innovation, human and environmental health, as well as equity and fairness, poverty and job creation, and more intangible notions of belonging – of cities as homes.

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Food and the City: Histories of Culture and Cultivation

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Food and the City: Histories of Culture and Cultivation

Institution:

Dumbarton Oaks,

Category:

Publications

Locations:

Global,

Food and the City explores the physical, social, and political relations between the production of food and urban settlements. Edited by Dorothée Imbert, its thirteen essays discuss the multiple scales and ideologies of productive landscapes--from market gardens in sixteenth-century Paris to polder planning near mid-twentieth century Amsterdam to opportunistic agriculture in today's Global South--and underscore the symbiotic connection between productive landscape and urban form across times and geographies.

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Harvard Mumbai Portal

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Harvard Mumbai Portal

Institution:

Harvard University,

Category:

Syllabi

Locations:

Mumbai,

Harvard’s Mumbai portal explores how increasing concentrations of global flows have exacerbated the inequalities and spatial divisions of social classes in this city. Seminars and workshops cover: temporality and urban form; metropolitan imaginations and the city; conservation; environmentalism; sanitation; and the question of the public’s role in activism, advocacy and governance.

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Living With Water Competition Proposals

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Living With Water Competition Proposals

Institution:

Harvard University,

Locations:

Boston,

Program participants submitted proposals that outline how Boston should prepare for a future in which rising sea levels brought on by climate change would leave parts of the city under water.

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Producing Waste/Producing Space

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Producing Waste/Producing Space

Institution:

Princeton University,

Locations:

Mumbai, New York,

Producing Waste/Producing Space brought together scholars engaging in innovative research on the origins, meanings and repercussions of waste landscapes in conversation with artists and architects conducting design research and interventions in spaces designated as waste or wasted. 

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