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At Urban Breezes, we are global thought leaders in urban sustainability, climate change mitigation/adaptation and resource efficiency offering an inclusive, holistic approach. With our unique multidisciplinary expertise, we provide nature-based and people-centric solutions to address the challenges of cities of the present and the future at local, national, and international levels.

 

We advise on climate planning for low-carbon / low-resource development, community resiliency, and disaster recovery

  • Development of urban sustainability strategies and resiliency plans for municipalities and neighborhoods
  • Mainstreaming of climate considerations into existing plans and/or draft new plans through public participatory and collaborative processes
  • Urban planning and service delivery for socio-economic and ecological sustainability, resource efficiency, livability, social equity, and healthy communities
  • Green Infrastructure assessment and identification of spatial opportunities for nature-based solutions to promote greater connections to nature through biophilic design and foster community integration and well-being through evidence-based design
  • Program / project development and management, using proven models for project implementation and local capacity building

 

We connect green economy stakeholders, assess global market opportunities, and foster cross-sector collaborations  

  • Stakeholder mapping and market assessments for green economy investments
  • Brokering and representation of green technologies for resource optimization, including energy, water, waste, and circular economy
  • Strategic planning and structuring of public-private partnerships, including facilitating government dialogue, multi-sector cooperation, and city-university partnerships
  • Advising on international market strategies for new and existing companies in the green economy; including market analysis, business partner search, and b2b strategies
  • Establishing platforms and networks for technology transfer and knowledge sharing of best practice among urban stakeholders

 

We evaluate building performance, neighborhood plans, infrastructure investments, and city programs

  • Post-occupancy evaluations and surveys, using a behavioristic user-based approach, providing tailored solutions for energy efficiency and cost savings
  • Monitoring of building performance using LEED and BREEAM standards, building energy efficiency assessments, and analytical analysis
  • Neighborhood studies, community innovation, and system assessments
  • Evaluation and review of city plans, programs, and, projects; including developing qualitative and quantitative metrics to measure policy outcomes

 

We educate urban stakeholders, offering community capacity building and trainings

  • Academia: Curriculum development, university courses on urban sustainability, climate resiliency, and environmental psychology
  • Capacity building workshops on urban issues for private, public and civil society audiences
  • Public and private speaking for education and panel facilitation
  • Evidenced-based research and analysis, including data collection, survey development, knowledge management, and publications

 

Contact us today for a free consultation in English, Spanish or German.

Phone: +1 (773) 295 2368

E-mail: info@urbanbreezes.com

 

 


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