Wild Glades… Bromley’s first Biodiversity Festival goes online

24 March 2021
BY:
Claire Hector

Introducing the Wild Glades Festival about the natural world, led by The Glades and Bewonder*, curated by Artecology and Arc. Tune in online this Thursday 25th and Friday 26th March for loads of fantastic content from the Isle of Wight Biosphere’s artists and ecologists and from their partners working on rewilding Bromley and beyond!

Building for Biodiversity update… Artecology’s artificial rockpools for Marineff project

8 December 2020
BY:
Claire Hector

Thanks to Bournemouth University and our colleagues Jess Bone and Dr Roger Herbert for this short film showing the Artecology R&D artificial rockpools (or as we call them, Vertipools) at work in Poole Harbour. Artecology‘s rockpools were commissioned as part of the cross-Channel, EU-funded Marineff research project and here you can see Bournemouth Uni’s team

Wild Glades Sky Garden… Back to Bromley!

5 August 2020
BY:
Claire Hector

Looking forward to getting back to finish the phase one of our biodiversity project with Bromley’s forward-thinking shopping centre The Glades.

Cities & Health, Covid-19 Issue – Redesigning Habitat for Humans by Ian Boyd

30 July 2020
BY:
Claire Hector

Communities, people, will be unable to cope with the socio-economic and ecosystem shocks of climate change and biodiversity loss, let alone pandemic, when simply getting through the day is made harder by the built environments they inhabit. The need to build living and working places that are truly resilient, healthy and sustainable has never been so clear. The call for a different, better relationship between the human and natural worlds has never been so loud.

3 Decisions to Change the World – Happy Earth Day!

22 April 2020
BY:
Claire Hector

Essential listening for Earth Day and a starter kit for post-Coronavirus built environment… here’s just some of Arc’s extraordinary body of natural, social and cultural experience distilled into a 3-point to-do list and a 5 minute talk for you!

Coronavirus – Arc Biodiversity & Climate’s Response

22 April 2020
BY:
Ian Boyd

Covid-19 is in truth our fourth modern crisis, exposing and concentrating the three already before us when it struck: public health, biodiversity and climate. It is this quartet of deeply connected and fundamentally ecological stresses that demands systemic change in our recovery. Shaping Better Places is the template we use and our answer to a post-Covid future.

Designing Habitat for Humans – Ian Boyd on Planning for Resilience & Public Health, Futurebuild 2020

17 April 2020
BY:
Claire Hector

‘If we’re building places that make people ill and we are, what possible hope do we have for a resilient future? By thinking ecologically, we can design places that are healthy for people because they are healthy for wildlife.’ Catch Ian Boyd’s talk on taking an ecological approach to public health and development. Designing Habitat for Humans at Futurebuild 2020 now available on CoLab.