Sustainable Community Action

"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody." Jane Jacobs, writer and activist

Most humans now live in cities. The quality of urban life therefore considerably defines the quality of human life.

Action ideas

800px-Fields-of-Borgotaro Cittaslow, slow cities

Wanted pages

  • Rainwater harvesting, WP
  • City farm, City farm W

Other ideas

Wanted pages and external links

  • Urbanisation W
  • Category:Urban studies and planning W
  • Urban planning W
  • City region W
  • Sustainable city W
  • Masdar City W, United Arab Emirates W
  • Sustainable urban drainage systems W
  • Built environment W
  • GUSSE, Global Urban Sustainability Solutions Exchange



  • Eco-Cities, multi-national research network co-ordinated by scholars at the University of Westminster (London), the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), and the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC).

Diary international[]

November 2010

March 2007

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