John Cornacchia of Globacorp writes about Responsible Development, Sustainability, Green Building, and the Environment
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: It is estimated that by the year 2050, virtually 80% of the world’s population will live in urban areas and the total global population will increase by approximately 3 billion people. An enormous amount of farmland may be required, conditional on the change in yield per hectare and sustainable practices implemented, to feed the growing population. Scientists...
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: Impervious cover, also known as impervious surface, refers to any surface that water cannot easily penetrate. Ranging from roads, parking lots, driveways, patios, walkways, curbing, building rooftops, public buildings, and commercial structures, impervious cover prevents moisture, rain, and snow from soaking into the earth’s surface, thereby...
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: I encourage you to read this clear and concise paper which emphasises that a meaningful concept of sustainable development necessarily must be holistic in nature as the economic, environmental and social aspects of human behaviour and quality of life are closely linked. Therefore, sustainable development essentially involves inclusive growth that is also...
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: It is estimated that by the year 2050, virtually 80% of the world’s population will live in urban areas and the total global population will increase by approximately 3 billion people. An enormous amount of farmland may be required, conditional on the change in yield per hectare and sustainable practices implemented, to feed the growing population. Scientists...

Feeding the Growing World Population Utilizing Vertical Farming [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Nov 17 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: It is estimated that by the year 2050, virtually 80% of the world’s population will live in urban areas and the total global population will increase by...

What is a Green Roof and What are the Benefits? [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Oct 19 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: A green roof system is an extension of the existing roof which involves a high quality water proofing and root repellant system, a drainage system, filter...

Our Need and Obligation to Reduce Impervious Cover [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Sep 21 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: Impervious cover, also known as impervious surface, refers to any surface that water cannot easily penetrate. Ranging from roads, parking lots, driveways,...

Impervious Surfaces… Paving Our Paradise [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Aug 27 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: The process of urbanization is a dramatic transformation of land from a natural, agricultural, or rural state, into a built environment of human habitat....

Facilitating Sustainable Development in the Developing World – Paper [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Jul 18 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: I encourage you to read this clear and concise paper which emphasises that a meaningful concept of sustainable development necessarily must be holistic in...

Sustainable Development Visions and Visionaries [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Jul 04 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: Similar to most creatively new ideas, nearly all sustainable real estate development begins with inspiration or a vision. This is not necessarily a vision...

What is Sustainable Development? [ John Cornacchia ]

Posted on Jun 20 2011
John Cornacchia at Globacorp Developments International writes: Do those living today owe anything to the future? If answered, “Yes”, then we must now determine what and how much we owe future generations,...