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A spatial proposition, by Dawra Madwarna, based on local research, on the need for green open space networks in our dense urban areas. It responds to the situation that recreational areas close to where we live and work are limited. The paper seeks to reimagine our existing urban environment with a focus on urban open spaces.
This publication is the first in a series of five, which intends to showcase the transitions made by European Green Capital award winners and finalists. It aims to illustrate that any city can go green highlighting that the health and well-being of city dwellers greatly depends on how well city authorities address environmental challenges.
This Design Guide by GreenBlue Urban is a valuable resource outlining through the use of case studies the various ways in which challenges for tree planting in urban street contexts may be overcome.