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Environment + Sustainability


From hybrid buses to designing buildings with geothermal heating, sustainable design and construction is a growing practice in Cincinnati, as architecture firms such as McGill Smith and Punshon and developers such as Miller-Valentine promote the concept to reduce the depletion of natural resources, help offset rising energy prices and improve the quality of life in communities and workplaces.

Environment + Sustainability Features

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Industry pros and aficionados gear up for 'design event of the year'

Featuring the work of more than 100 specialty vendors, multiple speaker engagements and a living wall by Urban Blooms, DesignBuildCincy on Oct. 28 & 29 is sure to impress experts and laypeople alike.

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DesignBuildCincy speaker series to feature 'game-changing' ideas from experts and city planners

Join Soapbox editors at DesignBuildCincy on Oct. 28 as we host a fast-paced, immersive, two-hour speaker series featuring presentations from some of Cincinnati's foremost experts in design and city planning.

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Beat cabin fever this year with all-weather programming from Great Parks of Hamilton County

Finding fun things to do outside during fall and winter can be tough, but our region's parks are up to the challenge. Here's your cool-weather must-do list.

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Pride of ownership, diverse housing stock keys to welcoming Covington influx

With the Center for Great Neighborhoods and the Catalytic Fund at the helm, Covington is preparing to manage an influx of new residents through smart historic renovation and support for programs that put homeownership within reach.

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Urban ecologists hit paydirt in Covington's evolving, partnership-driven economy

Covington neighbors, nonprofit groups and city leaders are making plans to improve their shared green spaces. Explore a host of outdoor projects making the city a model for the region and beyond.

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Environment + Sustainability Videos

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Take a ride down the mighty Mill Creek

Mention to someone that you're going to canoe on Mill Creek, and they'll likely fit you for a HazMat suit. Undaunted, Soapbox was intrigued by the opportunity to explore this oft-abused and misunderstood regional asset.

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Green Umbrella works to make every day "a beautiful day"

Green Umbrella is working to improve the economic vitality and quality of life in the Cincinnati region by maximizing the collective impact of individuals and organizations dedicated to environmental sustainability, including hosting the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit on May 1. Here's what they're all about.

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Bikes in the City

May is Bike Month, so what better way to celebrate than to share stories about local cyclists and why traveling on two wheels is their preferred method of travel? Video by Caroline Bozzi, Elese Daniel, Hunter Moore and Madison Schmidt of the University of Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati growing Cincinnati

Find out how a new generation of entrepreneurs, from farmers and artisans to digital app developers, are making history as they build the future of Cincinnati, one idea at a time. Video courtesy of The Queen City Project.

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Epi-ventures' Cincinnati deConstructed: Karen Kahle, Findlay Market

Six businesses that started in Findlay Market last year have already expanded to second locations outside of the historic space. Findlay's resource development director Karen Kahle explains the beauty of Market economics and its nurturing culture. Video courtesy Epi-Venture's Courtney Tsitouris.
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