The Relationshipbetween City-dwellers and Nature

The harmonization of the relationship between the urban environment and Nature is an essential factor in the sustainable development of cities.

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Urban Agriculture

Urban agriculture comprises a range of soil-related activities by city-dwellers. It produces a compensatory, therapeutic, and stabilizing effect on individuals and society.

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Territories

Between city-dwellers’ need for nature and the ecological damage resulting from urban sprawl, how can territories and human life be reorganised?

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Reference

Testimonials

Development will be sustainable only if it is sustainable for all the passengers on “spaceship Earth”
UNESCO, The biosphere Conference, 1968
There is a secret war between Man and Nature: year after year, Man steals something from Nature, but Nature prevails again; and ultimately, the city never really wins; the silent danger threatens it always.
Ray Bradbury

There is in Man a strong and unconscious longing for Nature; it is so strong that it does not cease to use pitiful parodies of this Nature – gardens and even houseplants.
Nicholas Roerich