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New Urbanism

City planners, architects, developers, and others are working together to create more balanced, compact and walkable neighborhoods and city districts. New Urbanism is based on principles of environmental responsibility, mixed-use development and efficient access to both work and play. From modest beginnings, the trend is growing to have a substantial impact. More than 500 new Continue Reading

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Top Ten Green Trends of 2011

Green building and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson says that the green building industry will rebound in 2011 in spite of the continuing economic difficulties in most developed countries, citing 10 major trends. Check out some of his predictions for the coming year: 1. The worldwide green building movement will continue to accelerate, as more countries Continue Reading

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Modern “Out of the Box” Green Living

“Living Green” has gone vogue and so has finding new creative “out of the box” ways to do so. Next month, the forward thinking Phoenix-based development firm of UpCycle Living lead by Ashton Wolfswinkel and Jason Anderson will break ground on a cutting-edge residential community known as Switzer Terrace in the beautifully forested mountain top Continue Reading

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