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Green Murals allow Asian residents to share culture and traditions through food and horticulture. Green Murals are Outdoor plant-based vertical gardens with themes such as vegetables, herbs with food/medicinal recipes, and flower arrangements reflecting traditional/historical stories. It increases green space in South Philadelphia, educate people to eat healthy, attract tourists to the areas, and improve social engagement.
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
public space, green, social community, Asian, food, garden, Nexus Maximus, Thomas Jefferson University
Industrial and Product Design | Medicine and Health Sciences
Duong, Linh; Kelso, Kirsty; Thiel, Julie; and Cao, Alexis, "Integration through Green Murals" (2018). Nexus Maximus. 43.