Palaces For The People
Monday, September 22, 2003
Ecopolis: theory: "Urban Ecology & the Architecture of Ecopolis
Cities are at the centre of the storm of ecological destruction. Everything in the biosphere is connected and cities are part of the global ecosystem. They embody the values of the civilisation that produced them. Industrial civilisation has exploited the environment and the community to leave us with cities which suck their hinterlands dry. City and country are interdependent and each city's hunger for land to feed, house and fuel its growing population has been exacerbated by industrial colonialism so that cities now spread across the face of the planet like a cancer. more � "