One of the most frequent complaints of urbanites everywhere is the significant lack of plant life and green spaces in many large western cities. Cities are places where as many people are crammed into as little space as possible and which serve as nexus points for our societies’ economic activity. Moreover, most of the world’s largest urban […]

Today, over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and that figure is expected to rise to as much as 66% by 2050. Economic development and growth seem to be inextricably linked to urbanisation in our societies, and as more and more people abandon the countryside and concentrate in urban environments it becomes […]