art & urban life

To grow a fence, a bench, a town!

To grow a fence, a bench, a town! An interview with Bob Radstake    Leora Rosner When Bob Radstake returned from a trip to Australia he realised how much he missed seeing nature within urban areas. As he states, “I was walking along the street when the idea just fell...

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The Urbanity of Wild Plants

The Urbanity of Wild Plants Leora Rosner   Cooperation is  the wild plants' middle name, up against grey facades or a world of red brick. Urban spread amongst wild plants, can be true development in acceptance of their presence. Wild plants needn't be fenced out for...

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IMPLICATIONS OF FOOD GROWN IN URBAN SETTINGS

IMPLICATIONS OF FOOD GROWN IN URBAN SETTINGS Naomi Tsur Food grown in local urban settings can reduce the negative impact of conventional agriculture on natural resources and contribute to the restoration of habitats for local flora and fauna.   While it...

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I am the city

I am the city   Leora Rosner   I am the city Stone, brick, mortar, steel and glass My arteries are the streets The sidewalks my veins My people are the muscles Of my perambulations My breath is short and strained and I am feverish I am the city Nigh on...

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