During a recent trip to Tijuana, Mexico landscape designer, Armando Ramos, who is fighting for the creation of a central park within the borders of his city of 1.7 million inhabitants, made a connection between nature and math. The World Health Organization has calculated that we all need to breath 360 liters of oxygen a day, he said, adding that it...
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Zoning is a powerful tool for cities. It shapes development and establishes priorities for how land is used. It can subtly shift social patterns that lead to a better life. But, left to languish, it can have the opposite effect. And that's why zoning needs to be updated-as the City of Cleveland Heights did this week-to reflect the values of...more
The story of how I convinced the City of Cleveland Heights to grant us a variance to replace an old, ugly, asphalt driveway with a beautiful, sustainable, gravel drive-and why we bothered-has its share of twists and turns and ultimately, an acquiescence. One thing is for certain, without six years of knowledge gained while working at EcoCity Cleveland and now...more
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