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Kimberly Rubin is a current senior at Columbia University, majoring in Urban Studies and concentrating in Art History. While based in New York City, she is interested in the vitality and redevelopment of shrinking cities. In her spare time, she is learning to beekeep.
  • Welcoming Agriculture to the Urban Jungle: New Land Use Strategies for Cities

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    Cities have long been considered unsustainable for their excessive resource consumption—Howard Odum famously deemed them “parasites” for not contributing to ecosystem regeneration. However, a growing environmental consciousness, accompanied by an emphasis on local and DIY projects, seems to have inspired citizens to get their hands dirty as “green” projects are […]