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House as Garden in Illinois

Self-sustaining collaborative neighborhood

A self-sustaining and collaborative neighborhood in where resource efficiency is the key to personal empowerment.

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“Designing a socially viable and autonomous environment to empower the community”
 
 
Sustainable community building in Chicago, USA
 
Project entry 2020 for North America
 
Measures taken to reduce CO2 emissions
Project Details
Location
Chicago, IL, USA
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2020
North America
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House as Garden in Illinois – Project Overview
House as Garden in Illinois – Project Overview

A self-sustaining and collaborative neighborhood in Chicago where resource efficiency is the key to personal empowerment.

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House as Garden in Illinois – Author Comment
House as Garden in Illinois – Author Comment

Author comment by Naomi Davis, Founder and CEO, Blacks in Green (BIG), Chicago on House as Garden in Illinois – …

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