Sven Eberlein

Sven Eberlein is a writer and ecomuse living in San Francisco, with roots in Germany. He’s written about environmental issues for Yes! and Ode Magazine and ruminates from the spaces between soil and soul at his blog, A World of Words. Through his work with nonprofit Ecocity Builders he’s been intimately involved in the advancement of sustainable urbanism, and he loves reporting about people and ideas that make cities more livable. Though a man of many characters, he tweets his words wisely.

Street people: In San Francisco, humans reclaim the right-of-way [SLIDESHOW]

In the City by the Bay, when the weather is nice, people have taken to lounging, cycling, and otherwise making themselves right at home -- in the middle of the streets.

Freiburg, Germany: A model sustainable city [SLIDESHOW]

There are few better examples of a living, breathing sustainable city than Freiburg, Germany. It’s one of the most livable urban environments in the world, thanks to a deep respect for cultural and architectural roots coupled with bold and unconventional …