How do you identify a regenerative approach?

How do you identify a regenerative approach?

Once you have decided that your next project should apply a Regenerative Development Framework, one key element for your success will be your ability to identify what is, and what is NOT a regenerative approach. When you begin, you undoubtedly complete a site analysis to understand the context of your project. Through it, you will identify things that could be improved or needs that are not met. You will also find trends or community ideals

Regenerative development in a nutshell

Regenerative development in a nutshell

Regenerative Development is an approach that encourages communities to support and create positive relationships that will benefit society and our environments by allowing the system to evolve and adapt to changing circumstances. This paradigm emerges from an ecological mindset by embracing uncertainty and change. It moves away from the idea ‘control’ as we cannot predict how systems will evolve. Instead, it learns from nature and understands that diverse strategies acting in unison are key elements

Refugium WA: facilitating nature connection through hands-on arts-science experiences

Refugium WA: facilitating nature connection through hands-on arts-science experiences

By Tanja Beer, Cristina Hernandez and Andrea Cook ‘Refugium’ is a term that is used in the field of ecology to describe an area (or ‘refuge’) where environmental conditions have enabled a species or a community of species to thrive during unfavourable circumstances. It is a place where species go to take refuge in adverse climates or to escape disease. Refugium is often a place of great ecological diversity and resilience. It is also a

Heat Waves, Heat Stress, and underperforming apartments

Heat Waves, Heat Stress, and underperforming apartments

Everyone has the right to live well, in safety and comfort; however, many existing apartment buildings are ill-equipped to deal with the uncertainty of climate change and the increase in weather extremes People in homes without heating and cooling systems in place are at higher risk during heatwaves. This was the situation in 2003, when France had their deadly heatwave claiming over 14000 deaths. Post this event, French authorities regulated that all homes need to