Replenish Book now available
Replenish is a philosophy, a cause and an action to live in harmony with nature. Dr Tia Kansara has invited world-renowned experts to describe the philosophy using the lens of social media, entrepreneurship, architecture, urban design, mindful living, community architecture, cross-modalism and economics. Replenish is the metric required to support the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of sustainable lifestyles.
Tia Kansara is the director of Replenish.Earth Ltd and the co-director of Kansara hackney ltd, the first ISO certified sustainable lifestyle consultancy in the world. She’s travelled to over 80 countries to share the World Replenish Index, and recently launched the Replenish Business Canvas at MIT Media Labs. You can see her talking about the future of cities and how to create societies that have a better relationship to nature in one of her 6 TEDx talks.
Rod Hackney is a British architectand past president of the Royal Institute of British Architects and International Union of Architects. Rodis considered the pioneer of “community architecture”. In 1974, he fought slum clearances in Macclesfield and helped local people improve their surroundings.
Mike Batty is Bartlett Professor of Planning at University College London where he is Chair of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA). He has worked on computer models of cities and their visualisation since the 1970s and has published several books, such as Cities and Complexity (MIT Press, 2005), which won the Alonso Prize of the Regional Science Association in 2011, and more recently The New Science of Cities (MIT Press, 2013).
Jaime Lerner is an architect and urban planner, founder of Instituto Jaime Lerner, Chairman of Jaime Lerner Arquitetos Associados (JLAA) and author of Urban Acupuncture (Island Press). JLAA develops projects for the public and private sectors for cities. His international awards include the highest United Nations Environmental Award (1990), Child and Peace Award from UNICEF (1996), the 2001 World Technology Award for Transportation, and the 2002 Sir Robert Mathew Prize for the Improvement of Quality of Human Settlements. In 2010 Lerner was nominated among the 25 most influential thinkers in the world by Time magazine. In 2011, in recognition of his leadership, vision and contribution to the field of sustainable urban mobility, he received the Leadership in Transport Award, granted by the International Transport Forum at the OECD.