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Financing the Evolution of the Built Environment

Financing the Evolution of the Built Environment http://shar.es/mKI1F MaryVogel | June 21, 2010 originally posted to Sustainable Industries blog where it has photos and links "I suppose it was a tragic thing that the New Urbanists made themselves hostage to the same banking system that was behin... read more »

#CNU18 Finding the right political language

Is "livability" a reckless extravagance under current economic conditions? Too purely aesthetic? Not practical enough? And what about "sustainability"? It's become the accepted language of many in the political class, as well as enlightened designers and builders. But it's not everybody's language. ... read more »

Water Usage by Land Use

I am trying to dig up some information about averages of water usage based on different land uses. Does anyone have any information along these lines that they could share? ... read more »

Beloved and Abandoned: A Platting Named Portland - read before Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland

For those coming to the CNU Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland, OR http://www.cnu.org/transportation2009, I'd like to recommend that you read the discussion on Planetizen titled Beloved and Aba ... read more »

Nathan Norris from Placemakers debuts Version 2.2 of Smart Growth Schools Report Card

The Smart Growth Schools website http://www.smartgrowthschools.org/about.html is designed to make it easier for people to understand how they can improve their communities and schools by considering i ... read more »

It makes sense that the USGBC Redwood Chapter is located in Sonoma Mountain Village.

It is no accident that the USGBC Redwood Chapter,(known as USGBC-REC), is located at Sonoma Mountain Village. ... read more »

Let's lead the paradigm shift in landscape design and bring back ecosystem services

I rode my bike the few blocks down SW 10th Street in Portland to the Pearl District to take in the excitement of First Thursday gallery openings on a warm summer evening. ... read more »

#CNU17 Selling the Green Urban Advantage - Hard Truths About Getting the Word Out

New Urbanists are going to have to be part of the effort to shrink America's carbon footprint, reduce VMT, and hold the line on climate change. But they're going to have to do it without talking about carbon, VMT, or climate change. ... read more »

Seaside's Regulating Code Poster

Is the Seaside regulating code poster available in electronic form anywhere on the Internet? ... read more »

Death to Sustainability!

Got your attention, didn't it? ... read more »