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Réalisme américain – Aparences: Histoire de l'Art et actualité culturelle. Blog.placeilive. Blog.placeilive. The Mayor's Vision for Cycling in London. From Garden City to Green City, Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation. 5 Of the UK's Greenest Cities. By Diane Small Given the dedication to the environment by Scandinavian countries, it’s no surprise that England is often referred to as ‘the dirty old man’ of Europe.

5 Of the UK's Greenest Cities

Indeed, England is pretty far behind the likes of Austria, Sweden, Holland and other nordic countires in terms of eco-policies, especially air pollution. But a few initiatives are now underway in some of England’s cities, so what not celebrate those? What makes a city truly green? Well, it should include the public transport system, recycling schemes and access to outdoor space. Brighton Long perceived as one of the most eco-friendly places in the whole UK, no-one was surprised when the city elected the first Green MP, Caroline Lucas, in Parliament. BedZED, premier village "zéro énergie" de Grande-Bretagne. BedZED signifie Beddington Zero Energy Development.

BedZED, premier village "zéro énergie" de Grande-Bretagne

Ce quartier de Beddington, précurseur d'un habitat bioclimatique, "développe zéro énergie". LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Jean-Pierre Langellier - BEDDINGTON ( SURREY, ANGLETERRE) ENVOYÉ SPÉCIAL De loin, on aperçoit d'étranges cheminées aux couleurs vives. Elles couronnent les toits de BedZED, le premier village écologique d'Angleterre, à vingt minutes de train au sud de Londres. Grâce à leur ingénieux dispositif, assemblé autour d'un échangeur, l'air vicié qui s'en échappe cède sa chaleur à l'air frais qui y pénètre. The Crystal by Siemens, London. The Crystal is a visitor centre and knowledge hub built by Siemens in London, UK.

The Crystal by Siemens, London

The 22,300m² (240,037ft²) facility is located on Royal Victoria Docks and is part of Siemens' sustainable cities initiative. It was built at a cost of £30m ($48.7m). Siemens established the building to find solutions that will create more sustainable cities. The building serves as an education and exhibition space to foster exchange of ideas between architects, city planners, municipal authorities, students and other visitors.

The Crystal, which was opened to public in September 2012, will serve as a base for 230 Siemens employees and is expected to attract around 100,000 visitors annually. Inspiration for Siemens' sustainable cities project "The Crystal, which was opened to public in September 2012, will serve as a base for 230 Siemens employees and is expected to attract around 100,000 visitors annually. " Design of the Crystal Facilities at the Crystal Visitor Centre Related project. A Sustainable Cities Initiative by Siemens. London Eco City. Green Spaces: The Benefits for London. London becomes a Roof Garden City with green living roofs, sky gardens and sustainable sky parks.

How green in Manchester? - Manchester Headline News. NOMA : Do you know what it is yet? - Huddled. August 1, 2014 The Buzz 0 362 Andrew Williams One thing which affects us all, and business owners especially, is the redevelopment of our city.

NOMA : Do you know what it is yet? - Huddled

Which of late, there has been an exciting amount of. One specific area which we’re keen on exploring is NOMA and the £800 million office, hotel, residential, retail and leisure regeneration which is happening around the One Angel Square area of Manchester City Centre. Europe's largest floating solar farm to open. Image copyright Lightsource The biggest floating solar farm in Europe is being constructed on a reservoir.

Europe's largest floating solar farm to open

More than 23,000 solar photovoltaic panels are being laid on the surface of the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir near Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. The farm, which will be the size of eight football pitches, is expected to generate 5.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity in a year. European Green Capital. Image by C.

European Green Capital

Spahrbier A solar farm with a difference is set to be launched in Manchester, UK in December 2015. Cardiff voted one of the best cities to live in Europe according to residents survey. Cardiff is the best place to live in the UK according to a poll of the residents of Europe’s top cities.

Cardiff voted one of the best cities to live in Europe according to residents survey

Cardiff was one of six cities in the UK to be surveyed, alongside London, Glasgow, Belfast, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Manchester. It came top out of these six cities in most categories with 92% saying they liked living in the Welsh capital. In terms of cultural attractions, Cardiff’s residents are some of the most content in Europe with 93% saying they were happy with the city’s offering beating cultural big-hitters Paris, Berlin and Athens.

Greater Manchester 2040: Our Strategy. Bristol becomes European Green Capital 2015. Bristol has been officially handed the status of European Green Capital by the outgoing city Copenhagen.

Bristol becomes European Green Capital 2015

Bristol is the first UK city to be named as European Green Capital since the award was launched in 2008. The initiative rewards cities that are making efforts to improve the urban environment and create healthier and more sustainable living areas. Mayor George Ferguson said he intended to use the year to "create a lasting legacy" the city would be proud of. What are the greenest cities in the UK? From transport initiatives and top class recycling schemes to preserving green space and renewable energy projects, the UK is full of eco-friendly and green cities.

What are the greenest cities in the UK?

But the race is on for green energy; recent news suggests, after all, that after an exceptional year in the renewables sector, the UK Government are set to reinvest into nuclear and fracking initiatives. Deploying more green energy initiatives across the UK is vital in order to make up ground over the next four years, after faltering on our EU renewable target of 15% green energy by 2020.

So much so, that according to UK Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, “we know that we need to make more progress to meet our renewable target which is why I’m working with other departments to ensure that action is taken across heat and transport.” With this in mind, what are the greenest cities in the UK and who are at the forefront of renewable energy?

Scheme aiming to plant tree for every man, woman and child living in Greater Manchester gets underway. A new initiative that aims to plant a tree for every man, woman and child in Greater Manchester has begun as volunteers planted trees at Wythenshawe Sports Ground.

Scheme aiming to plant tree for every man, woman and child living in Greater Manchester gets underway

Students and local residents planted 100 broadleaf deciduous trees including maple, birch, hazel and oak on the land owned by The University of Manchester as part of the City of Trees programme. City of Trees is looking to transform 2,000ha of currently under-used woodland that could be brought into better management and aims to plant three million trees over the next two decades. The movement is led by Red Rose Forest, the community forest organisation for Greater Manchester, and The Oglesby Charitable Trust, and has the support of businesses, organisations and community groups.

Further tree planting will take place over a diverse range of sites, including new woodlands, community woodlands, schools, private and residential land. Pages - News. Oxford Road Green Corridor. Oxford Road is a major transport route into Manchester. New urban tree planting and green roof installation will help transform the Oxford Road Corridor of Manchester City Centre into a ‘green corridor’. This project is part of a city-wide desire to re-develop a culture of walking, cycling and socialising outdoors in the city.

The new street trees form ‘natural signposting’ to this important public transport gateway to the city centre. Certain trees also serve an important role as part of a ‘low carbon laboratory’ concept. In partnership with the University of Manchester, Red Rose Forest have used sensitive climate monitoring equipment in an urban climate change experiment. London, sustainable city. EcoHouse: Moving From London To Luxury Environmentally Friendly Houses. Urban Regeneration. Altrincham regeneration project - Manchester Headline News. Silent stress among urban dwellers. Share. The Benefits of Urbanisation. How to Make an Attractive City. City living 'makes it harder to concentrate' Cities really do disrupt people's ability to concentrate, suggests research.

Researchers from Goldsmiths, University of London have studied a remote tribe in Africa - where some people have remained in the countryside while others have moved to urban areas. It found the urbanised group found it much harder to focus their attention. Researcher Karina Linnell says the difference in powers of concentration was much greater than expected. It might also confirm the worst fears of all the caffeine-fuelled office workers trying to multi-task. Need a concentration boost? Just look at this picture for 40 seconds. Don't grab a coffee for that concentration boost, just look out of the window.

Researchers say that simply looking at nature from your desk for 40 seconds can boost your brainpower. They found even people looking at a picture of screen of a meadowlike green roof saw an effect. Australian researchers say that simply looking at nature from your desk for 40 seconds can boost your brainpower - even if it's just a picture. The green roof boosted the mental resources controlling attention. Classe inversée en anglais : « préparés, les élèves arrivent en classe rassurés » Pour que ses élèves abordent sereinement l'anglais à l'oral, Frédéric Davignon utilise la classe inversée. Ses capsules apportent les clés indispensables aux travaux pratiques. « 6e : Décrire / describing » – Une capsule de Frédéric Davignon Prof d’anglais à l’Internat d’Excellence de Montpellier, Frédéric Davignon a découvert la classe inversée sur Twitter.

L’enseignant est alors à la recherche d’un moyen de chasser l’inquiétude de ses élèves de seconde et de 6e, face à l’anglais, et surtout à l’expression orale. City vocabulary places around the city English lesson. City vocabulary English lesson During this English lesson you will learn the vocabulary for places around the city. Also learn how to ask basic questions about where certain places are around the city. The city Places around the city Basic questions about the city A. B. on / in / next to / between / across from/ in front of / behind / under over the A. B. Is it better to live in a city or not? You have already made a list of points both for and against living in a city: Now you are going to use these points to write a short essay. How To Create Sustainable, Pulsating Cities of the Future. SHENZHEN — Today’s cities are not sustainable, no matter how we look at them. To understand these complex, human-made, constantly evolving systems and to make them more sustainable, we need knowledge and the will to change.

Rather than adding to the long list of challenges facing the development of cities in the coming decades, here is an optimistic outlook that might actually become true if we can turn challenges into opportunities. City vs Countryside : Cambridge or IELTS Speaking Exam. Is An Urban Atmosphere Better For Survival? Slice of urban life. How the States Got Their Shapes. Living in the City vs. Living in the Country. FREE MP3 – City Life – Zapp! English Listening 2.6. Like two different worlds. Rural bliss? For some, living in the countryside is a dream come true.

Life in the city versus life in the country. I have to be honest, life in Vienna is pretty great. Does it matter if you live in a town or city? Tomorrow's cities: Do you want to live in a smart city? Tomorrow's cities: What's it like to live in a smart city? City Vs. Country- Which is Safer?

The experiences of a young person from an urban area and a young person from a rural area. Rural vs. Urban SPHS. City vs Country - WINNER "Best Junior Documentary" 2012 AKFF. Country VS City Life. The advantages and disadvantages of living in the country - Angielski - Języki. City v country: where's the better place to live?