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Water Resilient Cities: SuDS for Schools

Water Resilient Cities: SuDS for Schools

Urban Demonstrator: Water resilient cities Building resilience and saving money through better surface water management Business in the Community and the Water Taskforce sought to prove a concept; that non domestic customers, working with schools initially, could be...
Using the toolbox

Using the toolbox

What can you use this toolbox for? The toolbox can give you an overview of the benefits of different urban interventions, guide you towards further literature and give you examples of where an intervention has been used. It can also help you make decisions about the...
Access

Access

Enabling Access While green spaces have numerous benefits that arise from passive use, like viewing it, from the effect is has on air quality or infiltration or through improving aesthetics – in short, benefits that arise without a human actually having to step into...
Private Gardens

Private Gardens

Private Gardens In 2002, an estimated 27 million people in the UK owned gardens. Domestic gardens contribute about a quarter of the total urban area in typical cities in the UK, and contribute up to 86% of the total number of trees in a city. Especially small gardens...
Urban Rivers

Urban Rivers

Urban Rivers Rivers have in many cases provided the resources and benefits necessary for the development of cities. Yet, in urban areas, rivers have often been seen as a threat to infrastructure and human health rather than as a resource, leading to their increasing...