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Although there is constraint for space in urban areas, one can grow food. The roof tops of many building are mostly unused. Using "biochar compost" a light weight highly fertile material, plants can be grown for food and other values.

Although there is constraint for space in urban areas, one can grow food. The roof tops of many building are mostly unused. Using "biochar compost" a light weight highly fertile material, plants can be grown for food and other values.

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Cooking and eating together is an important social activity. With nuclear families the number of kitchens are increasing. There is a need to create space for common kitchens in urban areas, the community members could use this resource for cooking.

Cooking and eating together is an important social activity. With nuclear families the number of kitchens are increasing. There is a need to create space for common kitchens in urban areas, the community members could use this resource for cooking.

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Biochar bricks are produced by adding charcoal to the bricks produced at normal temperatures. Sun baked clay bricks / cement bricks / biochar added in the earth walls, etc. The following properties enhance: insulation, light weight reduces payload,

Biochar bricks are produced by adding charcoal to the bricks produced at normal temperatures. Sun baked clay bricks / cement bricks / biochar added in the earth walls, etc. The following properties enhance: insulation, light weight reduces payload,

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Sai Bhaskar Reddy commented on Announcing our Vibrant Cities Winning Concepts

Congratulations to all the those behind the winning concepts.

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Sai Bhaskar Reddy commented on Buy Locally, Connect Locally

Congratulations Annie! Good to see that your concept is one of the winning concepts. These approaches would move cities towards sustainability.

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Sai Bhaskar Reddy commented on Buy Locally, Connect Locally

Food is the basic need, grow food locally and buy and get connected. Apart from other products, food should be given top priority.
http://www.openideo.com/open/vibrant-cities/concepting/grow-your-own-food-in-urban-areas/