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Zach Yohannes’ Gro-Mart: Prototyping Farming 3.0 Part III: Day by day By Mark Feldman

Zach Yohannes’ Gro-Mart: Prototyping Farming 3.0 Part III: Day by day By Mark Feldman

This time, we’re checking in on the recent day-by-day progress of Zach Yohannes’ Gro-Mart prototype.  Gro-Mart is a “ revolutionary sustainable food production model that produces a poly-culture of crops utilizing advanced soilless growing methods. It will consist of a system of multi-story buildings that serve as both the growing [...]

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Sustainable Renovation Halted by Lawsuits   by Matt Walter

Sustainable Renovation Halted by Lawsuits by Matt Walter

Just a few blocks south on El Camino from Stanford campus lies a shopping and dining oasis that many students have never even heard of, let alone visited. On paper, California Avenue appears to be a perfect college student destination. The oddball cousin of University Ave, it is full of [...]

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SUSSing Sustainability sits down with Stanford Solar Decathlon: Part III

SUSSing Sustainability sits down with Stanford Solar Decathlon: Part III

    Recently, one of the SUSSing Sustainability blog’s editors sat down with Derek Ouyang, Design Manager for Stanford’s first Solar Decathlon Team.  The Solar Decathlon is a biennial competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy, that brings together university teams from around the world to compete in building a net-zero energy, single [...]

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SUSSing Sustainability sits down with Stanford Solar Decathlon: Part II

SUSSing Sustainability sits down with Stanford Solar Decathlon: Part II

Recently, one of the SUSSing Sustainability blog’s editors sat down with Derek Ouyang, Design Manager for Stanford’s first Solar Decathlon Team.  The Solar Decathlon is a biennial competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy, that brings together university teams from around the world to compete in building a net-zero energy, single family home. [...]

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Art at the Landfill: Reuse With a Creative Twist by Jon Derman Harris

Art at the Landfill: Reuse With a Creative Twist by Jon Derman Harris

Lots of things come to mind when you imagine landfills: the gulls, the smells, and the garbage trucks. Bayshore’s Recology transfer station has everything you’d expect, but an awesome unusual feature too: an art studio. Six artists every year are invited to root through what bay area residents have discarded [...]

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Announcement — Stanford Energy Journal Published

Announcement — Stanford Energy Journal Published

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing that the inaugural issue of the Stanford Energy Journal has been published.  Our website URL is http://energyclub.stanford.edu/journal What is the Stanford Energy Journal? The Stanford Energy Journal is an online publication by the Stanford Energy Club focused on pressing issues relating [...]

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