Welcome to the new on-line home of Urban Green File. The entire archive has now been migrated to the new site. We trust our regular readers will continue to benefit from this online service.

You can view the latest edition of Urban Green File, or visit our archives page where previous editions are stored. Soon the complete Urban Green File magazine will also be available in electronic format. Please let us know via the contact page should you be interested in receiving such an electronic version.

Urban Green File is now available in digital format. This website now links to the digital publications.

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Urban Green File is an alternate-monthly magazine published by Brooke Pattrick Publications in South Africa. It focuses on urban design issues, and specifically on how to realise this in an environmentally-friendly way. For more information about the magazine, its alternate-weekly e-mail bulletin or any of the other Brooke Pattrick Publications' products, please contact subs@brookepattrick.co.za.




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Electronic mail

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The views expressed in this publication are the authors’ and not necessarily those of Brooke Pattrick Publications (Pty) Ltd. Authors may have consulting or other business relationships with the companies they discuss.

Copyright© 2011 Brooke Pattrick Publications (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any information-storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the managing director.

To purchase reprints of articles, please e-mail Barbara Luck at bluck@brookepattrick.co.za with your request.

* All paper is sourced from the Forest Stewardship Council and Chain of Custody-certified suppliers.
* All waste paper from the plant is recycled.
* All used plates are recycled.
* All new printing equipment purchased has reduced energy consumption levels and VOX emissions.