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Flood Water Mitigation For Park Ridge IL

by Oskar Bednarek for SUST 210

Residents in the Chicago suburbs of Niles and Park Ridge have to contend with super storms and flood waters on what seems like a yearly basis. 612 more words

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Architecture & Communication.

A must share quote:

“But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour.”  108 more words

Architecture

Humans outsmARTing Chipmunks

Our next community nature play day is dedicated to a curious little cohabitant, the chipmunk!  Chippy has inspired so many games, activities, and stories in the garden, schoolground, and Pinetum.  625 more words

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exploring a modern chicago residence

I have to admit, I’m a fan of Chicago. If I had passed this home on any of my trips, I likely would have wandered around for a bit of a sneak peek. 408 more words

Architecture

Composting Big Time in Beantown: What MA is Doing with Their Leftovers and Other Stories

by Anna McColgan for SUST 240

Massachusetts is a state steeped in history. From sports teams to educational institutions, we pride ourselves largely on our past. 901 more words

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Listen to the Worms! Getting Started with Vermicomposting

by Alyssa Carabez for SUST 240

A Facebook status post from a co-worker inquiring if any friends wanted a “free composting bin complete with worms and soil to get you started” prompted my curiosity. 416 more words

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Turn Waste into Resources by Playing the Recycle Game

by Shondra Watson for SUST 210

We all know that Chicago is a city full of people, businesses, and communities. Although its northwest neighbor of Schaumburg is not equally as large or busy, as a thriving city of about 75,000 people it does have its fair share of families and workplaces. 442 more words

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