POLICY DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

Reshape. Redesign. Recreate. The city's back alleys!

Reshape. Redesign. Recreate. The city's back alleys!

Have you heard of the term YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard)? It is a movement opposite to NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard). According to urban planners, NIMBY means people will not support a change in the urban landscape, as it will affect their private space.

Docklands Sustainability Report and Results by Urban Reforestation

Docklands Sustainability Report and Results by Urban Reforestation

Here are reports by Urban Reforestation regarding our project Target 3008 in the Docklands, Melbourne, supported by the Victorian Government’s Sustainability Fund and a large amount of in-kind support.

Reclaiming the Curb?! Do you have a site to work on?

Reclaiming the Curb?! Do you have a site to work on?

Dear All ,

This is a call out from Libertas Food Gardens, Melbourne Roof Top Honey and Reclaim the Curb: We think it is possible to create a nicer, healthier and an ecologically sound urban environment for us to live in and our children to grow up in. We are offering our services to anyone wanting to green up public land.

Melbourne Sustainability Drinks Speech

Melbourne Sustainability Drinks Speech

We had the privilege of giving a speech at Melbourne Sustainability Drinks this month. Thank you to the Sustainability Drinks Team and Shaper Group for giving us the opportunity to connect with everyone on Wednesday evening. Below is Emily, our director's speech about Urban Reforestation. Thank you to those who "co-designed" this speech with her!

Urban Reforestation in China | 在中国的城市再造林

Urban Reforestation in China |  在中国的城市再造林

Over the past week Urban Reforestation's director Emily Ballantyne-Brodie attended the Victorian Super Trade Mission in China. This week our organisation, along with the Victorian Sustainable Urban Design Delegation (40 leading architecture, development and urban design companies from Victoria) has met people from all around China who are interested in designing liveable and sustainable cities.