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4 Ways Modern City Life Affects Your Sleep, PowerHouse Growers

4 Ways Modern City Life Affects Your Sleep

November 14, 2017 |

Living in a big city is great. Every day is an adventure. Exhilarating and exhausting in equal measures. Modern city life affects your sleep, because if I’m so tired, why can’t...

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Urban Agriculture

Introduction Creating your own balcony garden is a simple way to make a step towards healthy living. But reality can turn out to be less so if you don’t know how to remove pests or...

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There are many innovative ways how to implement eco-friendliness into our homes to create a green neighborhood. If we care about living in high-quality neighborhoods, then turning them into more eco-friendly areas are the best...

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There are many benefits to installing green roofs. They also don’t carry many prerequisites. Typically, all that is needed is a flat or lowly sloping roof, a decent amount of sunlight, and vegetation conducive to...

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The lifestyle of a locavore – having a dietary preference for local food – can be difficult, particularly in areas where sustainability isn’t yet prevalent. However, as a person with an environmental conscience, I do strive to...

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Urban Planning & Design

4 Ways Modern City Life Affects Your Sleep, PowerHouse Growers

4 Ways Modern City Life Affects Your Sleep

November 14, 2017 |

Living in a big city is great. Every day is an adventure. Exhilarating and exhausting in equal measures. Modern city life affects your sleep, because if I’m so tired, why can’t...

Read More →

9 Characteristics of People Who Live Longer

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Blue Zones: Living Healthier Longer

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Green Infrastructure & Integrated Vegetation

There are many innovative ways how to implement eco-friendliness into our homes to create a green neighborhood. If we care about living in high-quality neighborhoods, then turning them into more eco-friendly areas are the best...

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There are many benefits to installing green roofs. They also don’t carry many prerequisites. Typically, all that is needed is a flat or lowly sloping roof, a decent amount of sunlight, and vegetation conducive to...

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Cultivate, educate, and serve the community; these are the main goals of urban agriculture. Whether you have a green roof, are just growing in a small space, or are part of a co-op, urban food...

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Urban agriculture can apply a wide number of credit points when certifying a building with the USGBC (United States Green Building Council). The major categories that relate to urban gardening are Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, and Innovation...

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3 Green Buzzwords, Building Integrated Agriculture and a Black Eye By Oscar Rodriguez, Director/Architect at Architecture & food I was complacent. I didn’t have my “man sao” up, a forward guarding hand which translates as “asking/seeking hand”...

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As cities become increasingly developed to make way for our growing population, there’s one thing that we are sacrificing: green space. Roads, parking lots, buildings, homes and other urban developments are taking the place of...

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