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CITIES ALIVE 2017 (see footer for Facebook)

Tom’s First Talk About Veg: Cities Alive (TB) 2017

KVP Farm+Reserve2

Farm

Kirkstall FAS2

 

Check these at Urbal.tv:

Leeds Edible Campus

KEEP

United Bank of Carbon

Leeds Parks Forum

and Feed Leeds

and this for Leeds reference maps (more near the bottom of this page too)

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ARUP

Tom Armour 2016-10-27-cities-alive-leeds-bu-tom-armour-arup-v1-0

Amy Macabendroth 2016-10-27-kirkstall-valley-park-leeds-bu-amy-mcabendroth-arup-v1-0

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UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS CAMPUS

Cat Scott_green_space and iTree_leeds beckett271016

LEAF Research centre. http://leaf.leeds.ac.uk/

leaf_benefits_of_urban_green_space_2015_upd

(See this too: how-to-convince-re-green-space)

Leeds_i-Tree_Survey_2016 (Dr Cat Scott)

UOL Landscape Strategy (Jenny Barlow) uol-landscape-strategy-27-10-16

and don’t forget Leeds Edible Campus

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WOODHOUSE MOOR

the-moor-1890s

woodhouse-moor-in-wwii

lungs-of-leeds (David’s slides)

ahrc-urban-public-parks (Anna’s slides)

bedford-fields-phase-2-2bedford-fields-phase-2-2b

and don’t forget Leeds Edible Campus

MEANWOOD VALLEY – (A classic ‘CPUL’) 

http://www.woodhouseridge.org.uk/

http://www.mvuf.org.uk/

Google Meanwood Valley Trail. – mvt-leaflet-for-web

mvtrailmap2

bandstand-allotments-early

COMMUNITY FARMING

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMkod4ztqDE&feature=em-subs_digest

https://www.youtube.com/user/LeuphanaDigital/videos?flow=grid&view=1

Reccommended: watch André Viljoen’s speech at the Feed Leeds launch: https://vimeo.com/51154625

Agroecology Land initiative: http://agroecology.co.uk/red-pig-farm-open-day-june-20th-2015-12pm-6pm/

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URBAN FARMING

http://www.ruaf.org/node/4598

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RELEVANT PDFs

mendes-lcc-foodsustainability-report-aug-2013

final-how-to-create-a-wildflower-meadow-docx

edible-flowerbed-competition-2016

greenspace-saving-open-space-document

tree-guidelines-booklet

230228252-a-garden-city-of-today-v2-0

agricultureurbaine-vdm

biofuel-gardens-lmu

brownfield-to-greenfield

climate-change-strategy-2012-aw

cpuls-and-grosvenor-mount

esther-kilner

good-gi-doc-hop

green-streets-in-the-leeds-city-regionfinaldraft

hard-details-1

how-to-convince-re-green-space

kate-dundas

leeds-b-lines-talk-april-2014

liclimatechangepositionstatement

plant-specporousrimpicun-habitat-planning-ideas

urban_food_strategies

vonthunen-and-howard

leaf_benefits_of_urban_green_space_2015

how-to-defend-a-threatened-green-space

dog-fouling-strategy-for-allerton-grange-fields-march-2016

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INCREDIBLE EDIBLE

Todmorden: http://www.incredible-edible-todmorden.co.uk/

Network: http://incredibleediblenetwork.org.uk/

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FOREST GARDENS

Bedford Fields – VISIT THIS http://www.leedspermaculturenetwork.org/bedford-fields/

Old Sleningford Hallhttp://www.oldsleningford.co.uk/ForestGarden.html

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SOIL AND COMPOST

Sustainable Sludge – very brief overview of Yorkshire Water process

Community_Composting_for_Local_Food_Summary – Project based in Sheffield.

The local expert is based in York: If you contact him mention my name (he may even come over to Leeeds if we ask nicely) John Cossham: https://www.facebook.com/groups/YorkRotters/ 

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NATURE RESERVES ETC

Rodley (just up river from our site): http://www.rodleynaturereserve.org/

River Stewardship: http://www.the-rsc.co.uk/

Groundwork: http://www.groundwork.org.uk/sites/leeds

Fish ladder at Rodley (by Arup):
Fish Ladder

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DEEP GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS

LBC Overview –  LBC (Johnathan Lindh)

Jonathan Lindh’s practice: http://www.leda.coop/

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LOW CARBON TECHNOLOGY

Zero Carbon Yorkshire Facebook page

Linton Falls Hydro in Grassington:
http://www.waterprojectsonline.com/case_studies/2011/Hydropower_Linton_Fall_2011s.pdf

Settle Hydro: http://www.settlehydro.org.uk/

Find local power generation sites in the “4 Other” folder of the Urbal Map: http://www.turnstone.tv/map4(trimmed).html

AD case study http://www.lidkopingbiogas.se/eng/

Biocycle: http://www.biocycle.org.uk/

Ppossible suppliers for University of Leeds AD plant:

1) http://www.quberenewables.co.uk/bioqube

2) http://www.methanogen.co.uk/

Other small scale kit: http://evergreendeal.co.uk/index.php

Ridge blade wind turbine (for roofs) http://www.ridgeblade.com/about.htm

Small vertical wind turbines: http://www.quietrevolution.com/

Large vertical turbines: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/jun/01/can-bladeless-wind-turbines-mute-opposition?CMP

Land Art Generator Initiative: http://landartgenerator.org/





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CAGD

Cities Alive – Designing Green Infrastructure 2014/15

Green Places 02 2013/14 on cagd

Green Places 02 2014/15 on cagd

(Student work can also be found on the Leeds Edible Campus and Keep websites)

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Urbal TV

The Urbal Map This appears in different formats on a number of websites. Student projects are entered, but not on public display. Send a request from the link below the map to create a log-in account, then log in to find the entries.

The Urbal Fix – Documentaries, introducing Steady State Economics (20mins) and the concept of Urbalism (70 mins). Please watch both.

Urbal Clips – more clips from Urbal TV, plus others we like from around the web. Recommended

UI on Facebook – various topical links and stories. Visit regularly (assuming you have a Facebook account, not crucial if you don’t). Tom’s own facebook page also contains a lot of articles of relevance (just ignore any musical, family or Alderney stuff).

Urbal Fix References – books and other references of relevance – this is a long list, so be selective. See also the references in the module Briefs

See CPULS extra page for pictures and plans

also

Check out the local links on Leeds Green Groups, the Leeds Green Calendar, the mapping links below the Urbal Map, Climate Geek (Facebook) (latest on Climate Science), Skeptical Science (reliable science from proper climate scientists), CASSE Yorkshire (Facebook) (local events relating to steady-state economicas), and Café Everythinque (local events of interest).

See Leeds for Change for local politically active groups

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Feeds Leeds and related community sites

Leeds Edible Campus Includes Green Places student work from 2013/14

Feed LeedsFeed Leeds Facebook Feed Leeds is currently looking at a food strategy for Leeds…

Leeds Food Matters – Former Leeds Food Strategy

Cutivating Food Sustainability (Download pdf) Paper on the Leeds foodshed (like watershed) by Angelina Mendes

Leeds Edible Schools Sustainability Network

Back to Front urban gardening manual highly recommended.

New Generation Transport (Trolleybus scheme). > PLANS <

Anti-NGT blog

Demolition list for NGT

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Key Links for CA02

Viljoen, André and Bohn, Katrin (2014) Second Nature Urban Agriculture – Designing Productive Cities, UK Routledge

What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? Tony Juniper

The Ecological Sequestration Trust – http://ecosequestrust.org/

http://challenge.biomimicry.org/

Incredible Edible Todmorden.

Carbon Maps

7000 Edible and Medicinal Plants – Plants for a Future

Arup Cities Alive site

Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales

Carrot City Urban Agriculture design

Green Infrastructure and Food

Aquaponics UK – new ways to grow a lot of food in confined spaces

Thanet Earth – inspirational stuff

Interactive Infographics for Urban Agriculture

www.vegitecture.net

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Other Topical Links

LILAC Low Impact Living Affordable Community Leeds’ pioneering co-operatively managed cohousing eco neighbourhood in Bramley 3813 and 188.

Grow Food Not Lawns photo gallerymasses of inspirational ideas and information

The Farmery

Urban food (Tod-style) in Germany

New Shoots Garden Group based at Braken Edge Primary School 3018

ABLE Project Wakefield (honey, veg, fish, training, wildlife etc) 2924

Chapel Allerton Allotments and Gardeners Association 3533

Edible Cities (Leeds) – Permaculture training and much more 2930

Headingley Community Orchard Various sites around Headingley 3768

Headlingley Pig and Fowl Co-op Run by Headingley Dev Trust and Swillington Organic Farm 114

Hollin Lane Allotments 28

Hyde Park Neighbourhood Food-growing Scheme (A TINWOLF Project) 2627

Kippax Community Supported Agriculture Kippax-based project offering much more than just food. 128 189

Leeds Bee Co-op (blog)

Leeds Beekeepers Association 2927 and 2928

Leeds City Council Allotments Various Allotments Layer

Leeds and District Gardeners Association (links to suppliers etc) Various Allotments Layer

Leeds Horticultural Society 2929

Leeds Pemaculture Network ‘Permaculture’ is ‘permanent agriculture’ – using ecological principles to produce food and much more. 2933

Leeds Urban Harvest picking unwanted fruit to make pickles, juice, cider etc.

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm Some food, mainly for educational purposes, also cattle etc. 129

Msito (m-see-too) Food foraging in Leeds

Northern Fruit Group – based in Otley. FL

PuLSE Pudsey Land Share and much more 3770

REAP (Roundhay Environmental Action Project) – North East Leeds group, including Oakwood Farmers Market FL

St Marys Gardening Group exciting roof-top garden in Chapeltown. 2595

Swillington Organic Farm 114

Urban Bloom FB Edible planting at Waitrose, Meanwood – for starters 3830

Woodhouse Ridge Action Group 2644

Leopold Street – (Roseville Co-housing) Co-housing and food growing in Chapeltown. 265

Inkwell Arts Garden at the old Shoulder of Mutton 3771

Grosvenor Mount (petition to save)

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Books for CA02

Campbell, Lindsay and Wiesen, Anne (2009) Restorative Commons: Creative Health and Well-being through Urban Landscapes, USA, USDA Forest Services

Chivers Danny (2011?) The No Nonsence Guide: Climate Change – The Science, The Solutions, The Way Forward. UK, New Internationalist

Lord, Clive et al (2012) Citizens Income and Green Economics, UK, The Green Economics Institute (GEI)

Viljoen, André and Bohn, Katrin (2008) CPULS Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes. UK, Architectural Press / Elsevier

Viljoen, André and Wiskerke, Johannes, (2012) Sustainable Food Planning, Evolving Theory and Practice, Netherlands, Wageningen – (Includes Foreword by Tom Bliss and chapter by Emma Oldroyd)

Wheeler, Stephen and Timothy Bentley (2004) The Sustainable Urban Development Reader (Second Edition), USA, Routledge.

Wright, Julia (2009) Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity, Lessons from Cuba, UK Earthscan.

Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air (Book is downloadable in sections, for free) David JC Mackay.

The New Economics Foundation ‘National Gardening Leave‘, presents the case for a new, voluntary scheme to introduce a shorter working week, and for the rapid expansion of productive and pleasurable gardening in Britain’s towns and cities.

Home Grown: The Case for Local Food in a Global Market Brian Halweil, Thomas Prugh – Worldwatch paper

The Case for Local Food Helena Norberg-Hodge – International Society for Ecology Food and Culture

Bill Mollinson (1991) Introduction to Permaculture. Australia. Tagari Publications.

The Ornamental Kitchen Garden (BBC Gardeners’ World) Geoff Hamilton – BBC Books

The Ornamental Vegetable Garden Diana Anthony Gil Hanly – Warwick Publishing

Ornamental Vegetable Gardening by Sally Gregson – The Crowood Press Ltd

Creative Vegetable Gardening Joy Larkcom – Mitchell Beazley

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Design and Community References

Carol Shephard and Phil Treseder Spice it up! Practical tools for engaging children and young people in planning and consultations | ISBN 1 84187 062 5 £18.95

Madelaine Tearse, Sarah Wellard Andrew West All Together Now. Community participation for children and young people |998, isbn 1 89912 053 x

Louisa Gosling with Mike Edwards Toolkits: A practical guide to planning, monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment, ISBN 1 84187 064

Adams & Ingham Changing Places: Children’s participation in environmental planning

Wates, Nick The Community Planning Handbook

Wates, Nick The Community Planning Event Manual

Wicox D The Guide to Effective Participation

Stephen McGlinchey Save the Children Download for free DIY guide for improving your community 2005, Websites

Community Planning | http://www.communityplanning.net Excellent resource check it out!!!!

Neighbourhood Initiatives Foundation http://www.nifonline.org.uk (information on ‘planning for real’)

New Economics Foundation | http://www.neweconomics.org

Nick Wates Associates | http://www.nickwates.co.uk

The Sensory Trust | http://www.sensorytrust.org.uk/

Environmental

Council for Environmental education http://www.cee.org.uk

Common Ground http://www.commonground.org.uk

The Conservation Volunteers http://www.tcv.org.uk/

Design for Health & Accessibility

Stoneham,J- Grounds for sharing – A guide to developing special school sites

Disabled Living Foundation – http://www.dlf.org.uk/

Thrive – Horticultural Therapy Charity http://www.thrive.org.uk

Xplanatory: organisations dealing with education, difficulty & disability http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/xplanatory

Cooper Marcus C, Barnes MA (Eds.) Healing Gardens: Therapeutic Benefits and Design Recommendations. New York: John Wiley and Sons; 1999

Kaplan, R & Kaplan, S (1998) With People in Mind, Island Press, WashingtonIsland Press : Washington

Patient Specific Healing Gardens http://www.worldhealthdesign.com/patient-specific-healing-gardens.aspx

The Therapeutic Landscapes Network | http://www.healinglandscapes.org/

Green Infrastructure / Masterplanning / Neighbourhoods

Alexander, C et al (1977) The Pattern Language, Oxford University Press, New York

Barton.H, Grant.M and Guise.R (2003) Shaping Neighbourhoods, Routledge, London

Building for Life Partnership (2012) The Sign of a Good Place to Live, BuildingForLife12

CABE (2005) Building for Life: Delivering Great Places to Live – 20 questions you need to answer. delivering-great-places-to-live.pdf

CABE (2004) Green Space Strategies, A Good Practice Guide, CABE, London CABE (2004) Creating Successful Masterplans, CABE, London

C Davies, R MacFarlane, C McGloin, M Roe (2006) Green Infrastructure Planning Guide Available from http://www.greeninfrastructure.eu/

Emery, Malcolm Promoting nature in cities and Towns – a practical guide (Ecological Parks Trusts)

English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation (2007) Urban Design Compendium Volume 1, Llewelyn-Davies, London

Gehl.J & Gemzoe.L (2006) New City Spaces, Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen

Hanley, L (2007) Estates – An Intimate History, Granta, London

Holloway, Madeline (2005) The role of nature in community designs for urban green space; LMU, Leeds

Project for Public Spaces, Inc. (2005) How to Turn a Place Around, PPS, New York

Sandstrom, U. (2008) Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure in Urban Landscapes

Smith C et al (2008) Residential landscape Sustainability: a checklist tool, Blackwell

Home Grown: The Case for Local Food in a Global Market Brian Halweil, Thomas Prugh – Worldwatch paper

The Case for Local Food Helena Norberg-Hodge – International Society for Ecology Food and Culture

The Ornamental Kitchen Garden (BBC Gardeners’ World) Geoff Hamilton – BBC Books

The Ornamental Vegetable Garden Diana Anthony Gil Hanly – Warwick Publishing

Ornamental Vegetable Gardening by Sally Gregson – The Crowood Press Ltd

Creative Vegetable Gardening Joy Larkcom – Mitchell Beazley

Cleveley, A. (2006) The Allotment Book, London: Collins

DEFRA (2010) Food 2030, London, Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs

DEFRA (2009) Securing Food Supplies up to 2050: the challenges faced by the UK

Lang, Tim and Michael Heasman (2004). Food Wars: the battle for mouths, minds and markets. London: Earthscan

London, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Incredible edibles http://www.incredible-edible-todmorden.co.uk/:

Holmgren, D. (2002) Permaculture – Principles and pathways beyond sustainability, Holmgren Design

Hope, N. & Ellis, V. (2009) Meeting Community Demand for Allotments , Sept 2009, New Local

Kellogg, S. & Pettigrew, S. (2008) Toolbox for Sustainable City Living, Cambridge: South End Press

Mollison, B. (1988) Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual, Tagari Books. Odum, E. (1983)

Basic Ecology, Philadelphia: Saunders Co

National Trust (2009) Space to Grow: why people need gardens Swindon: National Trust

Oldroyd. E et al (2012) The Back to Front Manual. Infra, Leeds

Pinkerton, T. & Hopkins, R. (2009) Local Food, Totnes, Green Books

Scrap Stuff: Creative Reuse Arts Project [Internet] Available from: http://www.scrapstuff.co.uk

Vale, Robert and Brenda (2009) Time To Eat The Dog? The Real Guide to Sustainable Living. London, Thames and Hudson.

Why Waste Business Waste Exchange [Internet] Available from http://www.whywaste.org.uk

Climate Change and Sustainability: Politics, Economics and Environment

Bliss, T (2010) The Urbal Fix [Internet] http://www.urbal.tv

Campbell, Lindsay and Wiesen, Anne (2009) Restorative Commons: Creative Health and Well-being through Urban Landscapes, USA, USDA Forest Services

Chivers Danny (2011?) The No Nonsense Guide: Climate Change – The Science, The Solutions, The Way Forward. UK, New Internationalist

Dietz, R and O’Neill D (2013) Enough is Enough Earthscan (Routledge) London / New York

Giddens, Lord Anthony (2009) The Politics of Climate Change, UK, Polity Press

Lord, Clive et al (2012) Citizens Income and Green Economics, UK, The Green Economics Institute (GEI)

Jackson, Tim (2009) Prosperity Without Growth, Earthscan (Routledge) London / New York/

Rifkin, J (2011) The Third Industrial Revolution. Palgrave Macmillan, New York

Viljoen, André and Bohn, Katrin (2008) CPULS Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes. UK, Architectural Press / Elsevier

Viljoen, André and Wiskerke, Johannes, (2012) Sustainable Food Planning, Evolving Theory and Practice, Netherlands, Wageningen – (Foreword by Tom Bliss and chapter by Emma Oldroyd)

Wheeler, Stephen and Timothy Bentley (2004) The Sustainable Urban Development Reader (Second Edition), USA, Routledge.

Wright, Julia (2009) Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity, Lessons from Cuba, UK Earthscan.

Mackay, Daid JC Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air (Book is downloadable in sections, for free).

The New Economics Foundation ‘National Gardening Leave’, presents the case for a new, voluntary scheme to introduce a shorter working week, and for the rapid expansion of productive and pleasurable gardening in Britain’s towns and cities.

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ARCHIVE

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Green Places 02 Module (2012/13)

http://www.permies.com/t/12422/community/Amount-land-per-person (The FAO figure should be reliable). Google ‘land to feed one person’ but be cautious of what you find!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8zNfiNA-3A

Section 2 of the Highline:

DEFRA Green Food Project conclusions

Hockerton Housing Project (very interesting project)

Walter Segal Trust – Self-build pioneer

Amazonails – Strawbale Builders

Lancaster Co-Housing Project

Derwenthorpe

Ecovillage UK

Cohousing UK

Norwhich Cohousing

Brighton/Sussex Cohousing

Dorset Cohousing

Trelay Farm Cohousing

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