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Sustainable Development Partnership Platform: Resilience.io - City-region Systems' Modeling for Resilient Decision-Making (2016)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Research Innovation + Partnerships, # United Nations Climate Change, # Database / Platform, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Intermediate
2016
resilience.io is an open-source, cloud-based platform, which gathers earth observation, government and crowd-sourced economic, social and environmental data. Backed by an advanced systems model, resilience.io integrates human-ecological-economic systems and calculates the current resource flows from economic, human and ecological activity and the impact on human well-being. Resilience.io can be used to visualise and predict the outcome of scenarios which results in better planning and decision-making for a achieving transformation to a more resilient city-region.
New Nature Economy: Nature Risk Rising (2021)
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# Nature-based Solutions, # Biodiversity + Net Gain, # PwC UK
2021
At the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Kunming, China, world leaders forge an international agreement to reverse nature loss, akin to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. This report outlines the types of business and economic risks that can arise from nature loss, including key examples of where such risks have materialised, as well as a suggested approach for managing nature-related risk.
World Economic Forum: Nature Action Agenda (2021)
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# Nature-based Solutions, # Biodiversity + Net Gain, # World Ecomnomy Forum
2021
As part of "Shaping the future of global public goods" platform, the Nature Action Agenda (NAA) is a multi-sector movement catalyzing economic action to halt biodiversity loss by 2030 and enable humans to live in harmony with nature.
Nature's Invention: The Enterprise Centre University of East Anglia (2021)
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# Case Studies (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), # Structural Engineers, # Architects, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Case Studies, # Stage 2, # Short, # Basic
2021
Case study article describing the specification of local, low carbon, and highly ecological materials in the University of East Anglia’s Enterprise Centre at Norwich Research Park (- a BREEAM Outstanding and Passivhaus-rated university building in Norwich, UK), and the local industry engagement benefits this project presents for the wider buildings and construction sector across the UK.
Biodiversity Net Gain: Good Practice Principles for Development A Practical Guide (2019)
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# Biodiversity + Net Gain, # Julia Baker, # Rachel Hoskin, # Tom Butterworth, # Architects, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Students (Built Environment), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Stage 4, # Stage 5, # Stage 6, # Stage 7, # Medium, # Intermediate
2019
Guide, with case studies, for best practice measures for achieving biodiversity net gain.
Tree Species Selection for Green Infrastructure: A Guide for Specifiers (2018)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Andrew Hirons, # Henrik Sjoman, # Architects, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Tool / Software, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Basic
2018
Online guide and tool for selecting appropriate tree species, especially for a changing climate.
Trees in the Townscape: A Guide for Decision Makers (2012)
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# Sustainable Urbanism Architecture + Engineering, # Bio-regional Urbanism + Design, # Nature-based Solutions, # Biodiversity + Net Gain, # Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG), # Architects, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Medium, # Basic
2012
Guide setting out 12 principles for urban trees for all decision makers - planners, councillors, developers, and consultants.
Making the Case for Green Infrastructure: Lessons from Best Practice (2020)
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# Case Studies (Ecology + Biodiversity), # UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), # Urban Planners, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Short, # Basic
2020
Report providing insights from various case studies that demonstrate stakeholder engagement in the green infrastructure decision-making process. This page also includes links to other relevant resources for understanding green infrastructure at different scales and developing a green infrastructure strategy for the built environment.
Biodiversity Net Gain Actor and Resource Map (2019)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Database / Platform, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Intermediate
2019
Web-based map designed to assist built environment professionals in finding various initiatives and policy created for achieving biodiversity net gain within the built environment.
Nature-based Solutions to the Climate Emergency: The Benefits to Business and Society (2020)
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# Nature-based Solutions, # UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), # The IGNITION Project, # Greather Mancheester Combined Authority (GMCA), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Medium, # Basic
2020
Report presenting evidence on the nature-based solutions' environmental, societal and economic benefits. This page also includes the 1-hour recorded webinar of this report's launch.
Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) (UK) Practical Guides - Guide 10: 'Edible' Garden Cities (2019)
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# Urban Farming + Sustainable Food Production, # Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) (UK), # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Intermediate
2019
Report providing guidance on key principles, policy requirements and practices for incorporating sustainable food production within built environments early on.
Biodiversity in Planning (2019)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), # Architects, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Medium, # Basic
2019
Report providing guidance on promoting biodiversity in the built environment within the UK planning systems.
Biodiversity & Ecology
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# Biodiversity + Net Gain, # Supply Chain Sustainability School, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Architects, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 4, # Stage 5, # Stage 6, # Stage 7, # Short, # Basic
General resource for understanding biodiversity, and how it can be enhanced in built environment projects. This page also includes links to other relevant resources.
Exploring Urban Bioregionalism: A Synthesis of Literature on Urban Nature and Sustainable Patterns of Urban Living (2014)
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# Bio-regional Urbanism + Design, # Sarah P. Church, # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # (Research) Paper / Journal / Article, # Stage 1, # Short, # Basic
2014
(S.A.P.I.EN.S) Journal paper examining how 'bioregional ideals' impact sustainable urban development, and influence the relationships between people and the natural environment.
Spatial Planning INstruments and the Environment (SPINE) (2019)
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# Land Use + Building Density, # Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Tool / Software, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Medium, # Basic
2019
Report presenting Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's project, "SPINE" that examines the relationships between land use and environmental as well as socioeconomic outcomes in cities. This page also includes link to another report, called "Earth Observation for Decision-Making (2017)" that looks at various spatial land use indicator throughout Europe.
The Biodiversity Metric 2.0 (JP029) (2019)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Natural England, # Landscape Architects, # Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Urban Planners, # Tool / Software, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Long, # Intermediate
2019
Report presenting a biodiversity assessment tool (created by Natural England) that measures development and/or land use/management’s impact on biodiversity.
National Biodiversity Network: State of Nature 2019
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# Biodiversity + Net Gain, # National Biodiversity Network (NBN), # Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Long, # Basic
2019
General resource for UK's National Biodiversity Network "Status of the Nature Reports" of 2019. These reports document how sweeping changes in wildlife have been affected by human impacts in each nation within the UK.
Plant Health and Biosecurity: The Landscape Consultant’s Toolkit (2019)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Landscape Institute (LI), # Landscape Architects, # Architects, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Stage 4, # Stage 7, # Medium, # Basic
2019
Report providing a guidance toolkit for landscape consultants on assessment, design, and management of landscape within the built environment. It also includes a guide to species' selection.
Bioregional Urbanism 1.0 (2020)
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# Bio-regional Urbanism + Design, # Earthos Institute, # Urban Planners, # Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Short, # Basic
2020
General resource presenting "Bioregional Urbanism" - a project that promotes transdisciplinary approach and methodology to delivering sustainable urban design by linking communities, industry, research organisations and municipalities together. This project will also have a tool, called "The Bioregional Systems Index" to measure "the bioregional system as part of a global system".
Online Atlas (Urban Agriculture Europe)
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# Tools + Guides (Ecology + Biodiversity), # COST - Action Urban Agriculture Europe, # Other Audience, # Database / Platform, # Stage 0, # Short, # Basic
Web-based map, "Online Atlas" showing all agriculture lands/farms in Europe.
Urban Agriculture: New Techniques like Vertical Farming will bring more Crop Production to the Cities by 2040
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# Urban Farming + Sustainable Food Production, # Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE Group), # Architects, # Building Services Engineers, # Structural Engineers, # Civil Engineers, # Landscape Architects, # Urban Planners, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Students (Built Environment), # University Tutors (Built Environment), # Property Managers / Operators, # Occupiers / End Users, # Cost Consultants, # Other Audience, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Short, # Basic
General resource for various urban farming techniques that can be applied in urban areas. It also includes references to urban farming technologies that exist.
(Building with Nature) Case Studies
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# Case Studies (Ecology + Biodiversity), # Building with Nature (UK), # Architects, # Urban Planners, # Landscape Architects, # Developers / Clients / Local Authorities, # Contractors / Subcontractors, # Report / Guidance / Standard, # Stage 0, # Stage 1, # Stage 2, # Stage 3, # Short, # Basic
General resource for case studies that demonstrate nature's incorporation within the built environment around the UK.