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Sustainable Cities Network

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.

Project Cities acts as mutually beneficial partnership that engages arts students

Project Cities acts as mutually beneficial partnership that engages arts students

Working for the benefit of our community is central to the mission of Arizona State University, but it’s actually a pretty radical idea, according to a professor who teaches students how to do it. One of ASU’s eight design aspirations is “social embeddedness,” defined as: ASU connects with communities through mutually beneficial partnerships. In the past few...

ASU Project Cities hosts Spring Showcase April 25 to highlight student-driven solutions

ASU Project Cities hosts Spring Showcase April 25 to highlight student-driven solutions

In the ASU Wrigley Institute's Project Cities program, students in departments across ASU - including public service, urban planning, theater, history, and sustainability - have been diligently crafting solutions for Apache Junction's most pressing environmental and social challenges. See their hard work presented to the City of Apache Junction at this semester's Project Cities Student...

Project Cities research asks East Valley residents to help create cultural map of the land

Project Cities research asks East Valley residents to help create cultural map of the land

Think of a local spot you love to visit in your city. Is it a city park? A trailhead? A brewery or theater? If you live in the East Valley of the Phoenix area - or visit the East Valley or the Superstition Wilderness Area frequently - digital history students in an ASU Project Cities...

The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.

Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.

Through the Sustainable Cities Network, partners will work together to streamline city operations, advance solar energy, practice sustainable design, and secure water supplies in a changing climate. Find out more about these sustainability initiatives across the valley by following the Network news.