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Earth finite space
Cities space consumption needs restoring balance!
Enoughness starts with home size
Humanity lives on average ten times too wastefully
when it comes to home, house, apartment & cities.
Earth surface is 510.1 million km².
Area of land is148.3 km2, Area of water is: 361.7 km2.
Cities occupy only 15.3 million km² of Earth surface, but activities within their boundaries consume over 75% of the planet's material resources.
Homes, houses, apartments - residential occupy 10.7 million km² of Earth surface.
On average, one person on Earth owns 1365 square metres (14693 square feet) of residential space.
We argue that all humans could live in a Personal Biodiversity Units - PBUs.
8 billion PBUs would occupy only 1.2 million km2 of the Earth's surface.
New ways of living in PBUs can halve the planet's material resources.
We argue that high-rise buildings are a thing of history.
We argue that humans should all live on the or under ground in close connection with nature.
The fact is humanity has enough space to live in, construction industry must stop building new!
Yet, despite this, 150 million people are homeless.
A human right is violated!
Leaders should rebalance.
10 times less 10 times better - PBUs
Biomes friendly human lifestyle!
Life experiment with World First PBU, has proven
that one person can live comfortably,
fully and safely in a 150m2 home called a PBU.
A PBU occupies 50m2 of indoor and 100m2 of outdoor space per person.
The overarching philosophy of PBUs is that the behaviour and lifestyle
of people living in PBUs, whatever the architecture or design of the building,
should be such that fauna and flora can thrive.
A PBU allows a certain percentage of food and economic independence.
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