We've seen a lot of technical exploration around how a hyperloop system might one-day fling humans and goods across the Earth at the speed of sound inside low-vacuum tubes but not much about the structural elements that would hold everything in place. That’s why startup … [Read more...] about Here’s what the hyperloop systems of the future might look like in urban areas
Urban homesteading is not just a hipster’s dream. It is a lifestyle designed around a thoughtful approach to sustainability in an urban environment. Growing food is one aspect, but they are many more issues to consider about sustainable living than sourcing food. The PBS media … [Read more...] about The Urban Homesteader, a TV series to share tips for sustainable living
How urban agriculture is changing our relationship with food - for good. Casey Miner | July/August 2010 Issue Dave Bell still remembers the tomatoes that changed his life—gorgeous, almost iridescent tomatoes glowing on a shelf at the Liberty Heights Fresh food market in Salt Lake … [Read more...] about Taking root in the city
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid says we shouldn't worry about villagers migrating to overcrowded cities. Marco Visscher | September 2007 issue Is it wise to discourage villagers from moving to crowded cities? No, says Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, executive director of the UN Population Fund: New … [Read more...] about "Cities are where people fufill their dreams"
Lisa Taylor, author of Your Farm in The City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals, says organic, local food never tasted better Babette Dunkelgrün | June 2011 issue … [Read more...] about "I can grown my own dinner"