Saturday05 September 2015

Sustainable Land Lab

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The City of St. Louis and Washington University of St. Louis are hosting an innovative competition that puts ideas to action to find a sustainable solution to the issue of vacant land.

In a Sentence:  Teams will propose innovative projects that transform vacant lots into assets that advance sustainability.

  • Duration: November 2, 2012 – April 11, 2013
  • Process: Assemble a team, select a vacant lot from six candidate sites, propose your vision
  • Submissions: Three rounds of deliverables of increasing detail
  • Awards: Two-year lease of a vacant lot and $5,000 seed funding to implement project.  Six project sites to choose from.  Up to four awards will be granted.

Implementation: Winning teams will implement and maintain their projects as living laboratories, teaching tools, and regional sustainability assets for two years.

For more information please see the competition website


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