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We will use green roofs to reduce levels of air pollution in Philadelphia, while simultaneously working to improve the lives of low-income Philadelphians through the donation of a green roof. Our program “Live One. Give One.” prices property owners based on yearly income
Nexus Maximus V
The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific local community populations. The team’s project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts throughout the weekend.
Teams will also explore opportunities to leverage that data in meaningful ways that benefit and protect individuals and society. The team project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts.
Potential Areas of Exploration:
- Improving health care access
- Healthy community design
- New policies or business models to deliver sustainable value to the community
- Community diversity
Community, Environment, Income, Property, Green Roofs, Nexus Maximus, Thomas Jefferson University
Industrial and Product Design | Medicine and Health Sciences
Cooper, Irene; Bender, Will; Wright, Victor; Nwanne, Chelsea; and Njoo, Vannessa, "PhilaGreen: "Buy Green. Give Green. Live Green"" (2018). Nexus Maximus. 42.