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ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions
ECHO's pond. GLOBAL VILLAGE PHOTOS Mt. Victor - Hillside Farming Urban Rooftop Gardens Tropical Monsoon Rain Forest Clearing Semi-arid Tropics Hot Humid Lowlands HOME / ABOUT US / CORE ...
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ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions
Three basic container gardening methods are demonstrated on ECHO's rooftop. Wick gardens use a fabric wick, such as old polyester clothing, overlaid by a protective cover ... in the U.S. or to gardens for the handicapped in any country, rich or poor. GLOBAL VILLAGE PHOTOS Mt. Victor - Hillside Farming Urban Rooftop Gardens Tropical Monsoon Rain Forest Clearing Semi-arid ...
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A MODEST GROWTH PROPOSAL
Rooftop gardens, greenhouses, and solar shingles should be incorporated. Bird-safe windmills and active ... self-sufficiency and healthy hobbies for the young and old. Community centers, sculpture gardens, and meandering neighborhood greenways would offer people an alternative to the alienating ...
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ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions
Tropical Highlands Urban Rooftop Tropical Monsoon Tropical Rainforest Semi-arid Tropics Hot Humid Lowlands Public Tours January - March: ... request or call the above number. GLOBAL FARM PHOTOS Mt. Victor - Hillside Farming Urban Rooftop Gardens Tropical Monsoon Rain Forest Clearing Semi-arid Tropics Hot Humid Lowlands HOME / ABOUT US / ...
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NRDC: Rooftops to Rivers: Green Strategies for Controlling Stormwater and Combined Sewer Overflows
Some cities are using green techniques -- including rooftop gardens on city buildings, more absorbent concrete, and street planters that intercept rainwater before it hits ...
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A Strategy to Roll Back Sprawl by Richard Register
They should also help ... densities in city and town centers. They include terracing, rooftop gardens, solar greenhouses, simple windscreens to make rooftop uses pleasant, rooftop restaurants and promenades, bridges between buildings, mid-block street- ...
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Science and the Environment Bulletin: Green skylines offer urban re-leaf
Rooftop gardens also improve air quality, filtering out gaseous pollutants and particles. They protect building membranes from ... of major rooftop gardens in Canada—which run the gamut from a subsidized apartment in Toronto where tenants grow their own rooftop produce to a parking garage in Quebec City where a rooftop meadow ...
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Ecotecture | Towards Car Free Cities III
... third dimension and use terracing and step back as we build up; if we plant rooftop gardens and invite in native birds and provide high places for the people to visit, work ...
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Ecotecture | BUILDING ECOCITIES: Richard Register
ECOTECTURE: Tell me about your book Ecocity Berkeley. When ... . That's twenty blocks of creek restoration. Imagine that the other twenty are go for gardens. That's a whole lot of land area. There is a new building being built ...
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Green Roofs | Heat Island Effect | U.S. EPA
Another alternative to traditional roofing materials is a rooftop garden, or "green roof." On hot summer days, the surface temperature of a vegetated rooftop can be cooler than the air temperature, whereas ... affecting price is that green roof contractors are limited in number. As the demand for rooftop gardens increases in the U.S., and as additional contractors come into business, up-front costs ...
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