Urban Ecology

 
 

Wild or not: which do you prefer?

Wild or not: which do you prefer?

Wild or not: which do you prefer?  Leora Rosner Wild gardens in our steel, glass and brick jungles offer a softer view. Placed along facades where one would generally never see a garden, because of lack of interest, wild gardens would help create a greener...

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A BIOTOPE CITY QUARTIER FOR VIENNA

A BIOTOPE CITY QUARTIER FOR VIENNA

In Vienna, a ‘Biotope City’ district is currently under construction. A neighborhood based on the principles of Biotope City: the realization of a dense urban neighborhood as nature in a close juxtaposition with human, their homes, nearby shops, school, kindergarten, and species of flora and fauna, each with their own, closely interlinked sphere of life.

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A Wall in the Change of Seasons

A Wall in the Change of Seasons

A Wall in the Change of Seasons Irene Zluwa The contribution of Irene Zluwa is the result of a study of plants that have a good chance of surviving wall greening. This is certainly interesting for those who want to realize greening the grey house walls in densely...

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THE PIONEERS OF URBAN GREEN: HARRY GLÜCK

THE PIONEERS OF URBAN GREEN: HARRY GLÜCK

He is the grand old man of the Austrian social housing architecture, famous for Alterlaa, mass housing high-rise buildings, without any problems, but only highly satisfied tenants. By Helga Fassbinder

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WILDLIFE IN THE CITY

WILDLIFE IN THE CITY

The formula “The City as Nature” asks for a definition how one understands by nature. Where to start? Where does it belong? The question is explosive, especially among biologists but also among ordinary people: when nature has to be saved: which one? The nature in the state of hundred years ago?

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