Cultivating Change: The Role of Urban Agriculture in European Policy

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In the Spring 2024 edition of Living Architecture Monitor (LAM), our managing director Luigi Petito reflects on urban agriculture and it’s myriad of benefits which could be delivered to people through a re-evaluation of European policies. With the new European Institutional term ahead, there’s an opportunity to foster urban agriculture, delivering greener, healthier and more beautiful cities for all.

As we struggle with the challenges of food security, environmental degradation, and climate change, harnessing the potential of urban spaces for agricultural production can emerge as a solution.  

The full article is available here.

The LAM magazine is a quarterly publication first published in 1998.  It features in-depth interviews with leaders in the green building movement, opinions, research, and green roof and wall project profiles. Living architecture is the integration of living, organic systems with non-living, inorganic systems in, on, or around buildings. Living architecture is an important step to reconcile people and nature in the modern built environment.

In January 2020 we were asked to set up and run the European Chapter of the World Green Infrastructure Network. Another exciting task to improve the quality of urban areas and help cities to reconnect with nature.

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