aquaponics

Aquaponics: A smart and innovative way of feeding cities

Organic, natural, and sustainable. Name it and you have them in one smart and innovative system of urban agriculture. Some say that it could be the answer to food security; others claim that it will revolutionize urban farming to an unprecedented level if its maximum potential capacity is fully tapped. Still others opine that if …

walkable cities

Why do walkable cities matter?

New York, Paris, Melbourne and Vancouver—what do they have in common? These cities are widely regarded as among the most pedestrian-friendly and most walkable cities in the world. What is a walkable city? Emily Talen and Julia Koschinsky of Arizona State University have this to say: “…a neighborhood type defined by services within walking distance of …