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Is it rational to spend your own free time practicing your hobbies in your favorite location? Of course it is! At the same time, it’s also rational to want to see that place always in its...

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Humans have always desired to find a magical solution for living healthier for longer while maintaining a youthful lifestyle. Ample references about this desire can be found in literature such as in the tales about The Philosopher’s...

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London isn’t only the main financial European hub – it’s also one of the most innovative and sustainability-oriented cities of the “Old Continent.” Indeed, many at PowerHouse Growers have been following how London’s “green” start ups, like...

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According to the World Bank, the urban population accounts for 3.5 billion people and is expected to reach 5 billion by 2030, with two thirds of the global population living in cities. This phenomenon, which...

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Everyday infrastructures support and facilitate our lives, and although many people just take them for granted, our social and economic systems would be much different without their services. As a matter of fact, the development of...

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The 2014 edition of the United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Lima, Peru from December 1st-12th. This was the 10th session of the Meeting of the Parties from the signing of the Kyoto protocol...

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In recent years, sustainability has become a key element in the corporate decision making process. Indeed, as seen in many CSR (corporate social responsibility) documents, companies are strengthening their efforts to improve their social and...

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Every two years since 2004, the International Highrise Award (IHA) has been awarded to the world’s most innovative highrise design. This past November, the prestigious international award was bestowed again for the 6th time in...

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The sharing economy is a socio-economic model based on sharing “underutilized” assets, which can vary from spaces, to goods, to skills, for monetary or non-monetary benefits. Essentially, the sharing economy model is based on the...

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With the exception of those living on an exotic island or far away from populated areas, most of us dwell in an environment surrounded by buildings. Each building, regardless of if it’s residential or commercial,...

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