Browse Collections (11 total)

11. Ecotropolis

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As awareness increased about the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, Register’s coined the term “ecotropolis” to better explain his…

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10. China

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Register’s 2002 book Ecocities: Building Cities in Balance with Nature and a pirated version of Ecocity Berkeley were translated into mandarin and…

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9. International

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Numerous international speaking engagements have taken Register to 36 countries and allowed him to explore ecocity concepts such as keyhole plazas…

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8. New Orleans and Detroit

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Looking east, ecocity concepts were applied to the environmentally and economically ravaged cities of New Orleans and Detroit. Katrina and massive…

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7. San Francisco

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Exploring the natural form of the city, wind patterns and re-naturalization, Register also examined ecocity concepts as they might apply to San…

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6. Oakland

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Turning his attention to neighboring Oakland, Register explored earlier concepts in the context of that city’s watershed and Lake Merritt. Prior to…

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5. Heart of the City

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From earlier de-paving and creek restoration efforts, Register and the newly formed 501(c)3, Ecocity Builders, sought to influence downtown Berkeley…

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4. Creeks

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Bay Area creeks have served as a focus for communities since the earliest human habitation. Twentieth century development sought to contain and…

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3. Implementation in Berkeley

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From integral urban homes to integral neighborhoods, many of the concepts articulated in Ecocity Berkeley have since come to fruition, such as…

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2. Ecocity Berkeley

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Ecocity Berkeley was written to demonstrate key urban design concepts by examining how one might re-envision the city of Berkeley 125 years into the…

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1. Ecocities: Building Cities for Healthy Future

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Ecocity Berkeley by Richard Register was published 1987 by North Atlantic Books of Berkeley. Register grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico with an…

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