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The Living Park

This entry from southern Africa proposes noteworthy interactions of culture, society, and the natural environment in the plan for a new park. The park will serve as a community resource center that facilitates a variety of local economic development initiatives, cultural revitalization, as well as the conservation of natural biodiversity.

The logic of systems thinking demonstrates an acute awareness of contextual needs at sociocultural and economic levels.

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Acknowledgement prize for Botswana environmental park
“Stimulating greater awareness of the benefit of community-driven initiatives” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Africa Middle East
Project Details
Jwaneng, Botswana
Carl Gunther Bauer
Main Author
Carl Gunther Bauer
Bauer Consult, South Africa
Andreas Groth
Further Author
Andreas Groth
Acknowledgement prize 2005
Middle East Africa
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