Author, theorist and philosopher Richard Register has been described as a pioneer of the “ecocity” movement, focused on cities whose designs are informed by knowledge of ecology. Register describes the image here as “Part of the new New Orleans rebuilt above the floods on 20 feet of elevated fill . A good solution that’s possible with pedestrian compactness and streetcars and bikes, but not possible as a scattered car infrastructure which would require far too much fill.”
If you’re interested in further background on Register’s concept of ecocities, see this interview.
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