Urban Sustainability

Cities are the sustainable hub of the future, where over 80 percent of our population will eventually live. If we can't make cities sustainable, we can't make the world sustainable.

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SUNY-ESF
The best example of sustainability in action I know is the social network that is the bicycling community in my hometown of Pittsburgh.
Middlebury College
Building the sustainable home through the reconstructing the nature of being.
A sustainable solution to homelessness.
A sustainable solution to homelessness.
SUNY ESF
A Tiny Home for Good is a sustainable solution to homelessness.
SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Environmental Justice is not just a narrative centered around environmental hazards. It is a narrative about the quality of life individuals have a right to.
The George Washington University
The battle begins on the rooftop.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
The George Washington University
Roof to Table takes it to the next level. Literally. Not just one, but a few levels up: to the roof. All it takes is a smartphone — and the YouTube app.
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
George Washington University
Walking has never been a better option. Cities around the world have started to harness the power of pedestrian footsteps to light city sidewalks.

A panel from the indoor farm Aeroponics Model 325.

Iowa State Daily
Indoor farming is a new type of farming that can be self-contained and put into indoor spaces.
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.

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