Tag Archives: Urban green space

Sep 26 2014

Urban greening in the City of London

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Michelle Warbis, LSE Environment and Development student, proposes an amendment to the  City of London’s  ‘Community Infrastructure Levy’ that could promote the growth of urban green space in the Capital – despite a policy landscape that has previously hampered greening … Continue reading

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Feb 26 2014

Urban green spaces as socially sustainable places

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Meredith Whitten, LSE PhD candidate in Regional and Urban Planning, compares two very different urban parks – London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and Gezi Park in Istanbul – to make the case that publicly accessible green space is vital to … Continue reading

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Jul 3 2013

Seed packet to plate: first harvest from a balcony garden

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This week Hayley Reed, Communications Assistant at LSE, had her first meal with produce from her balcony garden’s first harvest. Here’s how her sustainable dinner made it from packet to plate in six steps. Step one: as I wrote about … Continue reading

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Jun 12 2013

Sustainability in the city/I am not a gardener

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Here, Hayley Reed, Communications assistant at LSE, introduces her plans to grow veg on a balcony in London’s suburbs… Building a rookie vegetable garden from scratch on a balcony may not the obvious solution to a supermarket vs fruit and … Continue reading

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