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James Moore

Landscape Architect / Urban Planner, Hawkins Partners in Nashville

Constructed Nature

CREATED ON OCTOBER 14, 2015
IN NASHVILLE

James Moore, landscape architect at Hawkins Partners Inc., discusses how the synthesis of nature and the urban landscape can serve a city, particularly regarding flood control. 

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The Woods From the Trees

BY REGAN GENTRY
@ VOL 18 ON MAR 27, 2014

New Zealand artist Regan Gentry talks about his latest project. In colloaboration with the Rekindle Whole House Reuse Project, he salvages wood from an earthquake damaged house to fashion life-sized trees in the central city. It is a project where nature reclaims the urban landscape. 

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Making a Place: The Story of 518 Northampton Street and Nurture Nature Center

BY RACHEL CARR
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Rachel Hogan Carr, the director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, tells how the center came to be, and how serves the community.

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The story of the biggest urban forest in the world: Floresta da Tijuca

BY JULIA TADDEI
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 29, 2016

Do you know where is the biggest urban forest in the world? It's in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! The backyard of the house where Julia Taddei grew up is part of this forest, called Floresta da Tijuca.

Julia tells you more about the relationship between the "Cariocas", the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, with the forest, and the fact that it is not a native forest but rather the result of a major reforestation project undertaken around 150 years ago.

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Nevermind Nashville

BY RYAN DARROW
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Ryan Darrow tells us the projects that were planed for Downtown Nashville but never put in place.

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Adopt the Pace of Nature

BY BRIANNA LAMBERSON
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 12, 2016

"Adopt the pace of nature. Hersecret is patience." -  Ralph Waldo Emerson

In this presentation Brianna Larmberson explains how by adopting the pace of nature we can learn to be patient with ourselves in a culture that is anything but.

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Permaculture

BY THADDEUS CATES
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 02, 2017

Thaddeus Cates gives an overview of Permanent Agriculture.

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The nature of noise polution

BY ALLI INJAIAN
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Alli Injaian talks about the impact noise has on birds in the urban areas.

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Nature, A Necessity for Healing

BY LINDSEY FREYSINGER
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 13, 2017

Lindsey Freysinger will share her experience with the healing nature of being outdoors after becoming disabled. She will be exploring the necessity of being in nature for ALL humans, especially those with illness and/or disability.

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The Edible Nature

BY NATUR RETUR
@ VOL 0 ON SEP 22, 2017

Veteran Pecha Kucha-presenters Natur Retur return to talk specifically about the edible nature all around us and how much we're missing out on!