Sustainable Land Lab
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