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Hydroponics: The Contemporary Victory Garden

Hydroponics: The Contemporary Victory Garden | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
A similar boost in morale and level of relief provided to our food system could be achieved today with hydroponics as a contemporary Victory Garden concept.
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37 Benefits of Green Roofs | PowerHouse Growers | Lists | PowerHouse Growers

37 Benefits of Green Roofs | PowerHouse Growers | Lists | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
Sustainable green roofs are one of the most economically feasible and environmentally friendly ways to integrate urban agriculture into design and development.
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9 Examples of Building-Integrated Vegetation | PowerHouse Growers | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers

9 Examples of Building-Integrated Vegetation | PowerHouse Growers | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
Health, economic, social, and environmental benefits of incorporating more plants and greenery into urban spaces, and commercial and residential buildings.
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Through the Eyes of an Urban Planner: Integration of Vegetation | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers

Through the Eyes of an Urban Planner: Integration of Vegetation | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
A city planner takes on a job that requires them to establish plans for infrastructure as well as manage resources in regards to waste, energy, and water.
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'CPTED': Designing the Way to Safer Communities | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers

'CPTED': Designing the Way to Safer Communities | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
As of 2014, many cities are just beginning to introduce Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles in their urban development plans.
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Many of society's problems can be solved by stepping back and looking at our own environment - making decisions based on nature.

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Sustainability Tops Dubai’s Urban Planning Agenda | Construct Arabia

Sustainability Tops Dubai’s Urban Planning Agenda | Construct Arabia | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
RT @ConstructArabia: Sustainability Tops Dubai’s Urban Planning Agenda | Construct Arabia http://t.co/sIysMhG87G
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Urban Agriculture and Vegetation: A Foundation of Sustainability | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers

Urban Agriculture and Vegetation: A Foundation of Sustainability | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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A sustainable community is one that develops over time by ensuring that its growth will produce greater social and environmental results along the way.

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The Science Of Grow Lamps | PowerHouse Growers | Indoor Gardening | PowerHouse Growers

The Science Of Grow Lamps | PowerHouse Growers | Indoor Gardening | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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Planting Seeds of Knowledge: Early Environmental Education | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers

Planting Seeds of Knowledge: Early Environmental Education | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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37 Reasons to Want a Green Roof | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers

37 Reasons to Want a Green Roof | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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Blurred Lines: Eric Corey Freed Redefines Environmentalism | Visionary | PowerHouse Growers

Blurred Lines: Eric Corey Freed Redefines Environmentalism | Visionary | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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Qatar Green Building Council joins International Sustainability Alliance - Al-Bawaba

Qatar Green Building Council joins International Sustainability Alliance - Al-Bawaba | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
Al-Bawaba Qatar Green Building Council joins International Sustainability Alliance Al-Bawaba Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has announced its strategic membership of the International Sustainability Alliance (ISA) and will now offer...
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HR and Sustainability: There Needs to Be More Leading by Example

HR and Sustainability: There Needs to Be More Leading by Example | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it

“According to results from an annual sustainability survey by BSR and GlobeScan -- the State of Sustainable Business Survey 2013, which provides insights into the world of sustainable … (HR and Sustainability: There Needs to Be More Leading by Example...”


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Indoor garden design ideas for green interiors

Indoor garden design ideas for green interiors | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
The Green Revolution is spreading its wings and touching our lives from every sphere and in every possible way. Right from green personal grooming options to home decor, it seems to be affecting all the three basic necessities of our lives, namely...
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15 neat indoor garden designs. Some of these are pretty futuristic-looking.

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8 Tips for Achieving Success in the Sustainable Food Marketplace | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers

8 Tips for Achieving Success in the Sustainable Food Marketplace | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
These sustainable food business tips are from some of the leading farmers, food artisans, restauranteurs, and consultants in the marketplace.
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Seeds of Change: Community Gardens and Adult Environmental Education | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers

Seeds of Change: Community Gardens and Adult Environmental Education | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
Children will hold the power to change the future, but adults can make better environmental choices today. Developing lifelong connections to nature is optimal.
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Nurturing Healthy Attitudes: Elementary Environmental Education and Outdoor Classrooms | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers

Nurturing Healthy Attitudes: Elementary Environmental Education and Outdoor Classrooms | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
The beauty of an Outdoor Classroom is that it is incredibly versatile; and exists in a variety of shapes and sizes in any space outside used to facilitate learning.
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"studies show children who lack biophilia can suffer from attention difficulties, hyperactivity, childhood obesity, diminished use of senses and disconnect from things that are real"

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Eco-Districts: Putting the Unity Back in Community | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers

Eco-Districts: Putting the Unity Back in Community | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
When was the last time you had dinner with your neighbors? The last time you did a workshop on community gardens with them? The last time you even acknowledged
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Vertical Strawberries Grown in a Rain Gutter System

Vertical Strawberries Grown in a Rain Gutter System | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it

Most of us have seen Strawberries grown in pots, bricks, but have you ever seen Vertical Strawberries Grown in Rain Gutter System?  How 
ingenious is this?


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Urban Agriculture at the Heart of the Eco-District Model | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers

Urban Agriculture at the Heart of the Eco-District Model | Urban Agriculture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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Grow Anywhere! Efficient Hydroponic Solutions | Hydroponics & Soilless Media | PowerHouse Growers

Grow Anywhere! Efficient Hydroponic Solutions | Hydroponics & Soilless Media | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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6 Ways Eric Corey Freed is World-Class in What He Does | Archive | PowerHouse Growers

6 Ways Eric Corey Freed is World-Class in What He Does | Archive | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it

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Risk Takers: Green Development in Small Communities | Better Business | PowerHouse Growers

Risk Takers: Green Development in Small Communities | Better Business | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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6 Successful, Sustainable Green Roof Projects | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers

6 Successful, Sustainable Green Roof Projects | Green Buildings & Architecture | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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Balancing sustainability with urban living.

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Your Sustainability Profession: A Small Piece of a Big Puzzle | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers

Your Sustainability Profession: A Small Piece of a Big Puzzle | Sustainable Living | PowerHouse Growers | Urban Agriculture and Design | Scoop.it
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