RegenCities

Directed by Bobby Pitts

RegenCities is a research initiative that seeks to define the regenerative city—a concept of urban development built on a restorative relationship with the environment. Moving beyond sustainability, the initiative seeks to transform our understanding of the built environment—specifically urban centers—from a linear construct to one that is circular.

With a network of uncommon collaborators, the RegenCities initiative is identifying, targeting, and developing projects that can make communities more equitable, efficient, and livable. A regenerative city facilitates equitable prosperity. RegenCities seeks to develop a new model for equitable economic development by leveraging existing community assets.

Produced by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Learn more: som.com/ideas/videos/regencities_a_research_initiative_of_soms_city_design_practice


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