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Cover of PAS Report 602, Planning for Biophilic Cities

Planning for Biophilic Cities

PAS Report 602

A biophilic city connects the science of biophilia — humans' innate love of nature — and the practice of planning. This PAS Report explores how planning and design for nature can meet multiple community goals and support human well-being, ecological health, and sustainable, vibrant cities.

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