By Kevin Short
City planners from Seattle to Seoul are dreaming up some remarkable designs for future parks. It seems after years of neglect, we are finally recognizing how critical green spaces are to the economic, environmental and social lifeblood of cities.
In New York City alone, the Bloomberg administration made $5 billion in capital investments in the city’s parks over his tenure. It’s part of a growing philosophy that every urbanite should have access to green space.
“Just having one big park somewhere in the city is no indicator of anything really,” said Jonathan Woetzel, a director at McKinsey and sustainable cities …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green