Author Archives: Ivan Martinovic

Climate Action Resources for Schools of Architecture

This Toolkit is intended for everyone – tutors, students, course leaders, heads of schools and others – who wants to take immediate, ongoing and meaningful action towards a new climate education for architecture. We are in a climate emergency and the sixth mass extinction, and we all need to work with as much urgency as we […]

First net-zero carbon emissions building in the province

This ten-storey educational building is set to be the first tall-wood, mass-timber, net-zero carbon emissions institutional building in the province. Spread the word

World’s first sustainable floating city

As sea levels rise, the South Korean city of Busan, UN-Habitat, and tech company Oceanix agree to build the prototype for the world’s first sustainable floating city, proposed in 2019 by the Bjarke Ingels Group. Spread the word

Window closing’ to meet 1.5C warming target

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Street trees: A wonder of climate adaptation

Street trees have many benefits, but their climate impact is becoming more important all the time. Urban trees are among the most powerful tools that designers can use to help communities both mitigate and adapt to climate change. Trees are like outdoor air conditioners that operate as carbon sinks. Spread the word

Focused Adaptation: A strategic approach to climate adaptation in cities

Cities should invest in actions that increase resilience systemically, as a foundation to adapting to specific and immediate hazards. Systemic resilience includes increasing awareness of physical climate risks, incorporating risk into city processes, optimizing emergency response, and enhancing financial and insurance programs. Spread the word

Creative Disruption – Resilient Cities Start Here

Join Future Cities Canada on Wednesday, July 21st at 10am at The Summit, and speakers, Catherine Tàmmaro, Edward Burtynsky and Umbereen Inayet for this exciting discussion brought to you by City of Toronto. Spread the word

How Regenerative Agriculture is a solution to global challenges

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