The VIVA400 award is comprised of 400 women who are nominated for outstanding work in their field. I’ve been nominated in the category “do-gooders” - cast your votes now!
All in Urban Green Space
On the Oslo Urban Arena stage, I had the opportunity to share my insights on what cities can learn from human bodies to become healthier and more sustainable places to live.
This week I’m excited to have been featured on Tangled - a podcast about improving social and economic systems. Tune in now!
Three weeks ago, we kicked off an exciting new addition to University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) annual summer educational programming. ‘The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem’ is a three-week intensive course jointly run by UvA and Metabolic, taking place in Amsterdam in July 2018.
Support the #GreenMapofAmsterdam – a beautiful tool to help adults and children explore nature in the city.
Our project, Global Green City Watch, wins DigitalGlobe's international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge. We make it possible to monitor the quality of green spaces in a city based on satellite imagery, and use insights from this data to improve the quality of urban green spaces.
Last week, we submitted the beta version of Global Green City Watch. Here, I explain our rationale behind the tool, how it works, and our future goals. Ultimately, we aim to develop Global Green City Watch into an open-source application that local governments can use to strengthen their urban ecologies.
This week it was announced that our project, Global Green City Watch, made it to the finals of DigitalGlobe's international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge. We propose to use high resolution satellite imagery for the monitoring of green spaces in urban areas worldwide.