Submitted by Marco Casagrande


Architecture News - Oct 24, 2011 - 12:16   9918 views

Opening up the coveredrivers, streams and channels will give a possibility for Urban Ecopuncture,cleaning the city from inside. The opened up water ways could act a biologicalfilters purifying the water originated from the polluted rivers. Thecommunities around these Urban Ecopuncture areas would receive, treat andrecycle the waste from the surrounding city acting as eco-valleys within theurban fabric. The eco-valleys would contain the needed environmental technologyto take care of its share of the surrounding city. The eco-valley areas wouldalso have the first underground storm-water reservoirs and act as flood relieffor the surrounding city as a sponge.