The Resource Infinity Loop: Ecoshed Planning for Resilient Cities

May 21, 2014

This article presents a literature review on the methods to reclaim wastewater in urban environments through a natural process. The article discusses the benefits to social and physical health, the built environment, and economics of cities. It also presents a case study and discusses the opportunities for building ecologically resilient cities that the future requires.

keywords: water scarcity, food security, wastewater treatment, urban agriculture, ecological processes, regenerative landscape

Author: 
Geeti Silwal, AICP, LEED BD+C (Perkins+Will)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
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