07 Sep '11, 12pm

Is this the world’s greenest neighborhood?

Is this the world’s greenest neighborhood?

A model for holistic, closed-loop design, Dockside Green functions as a total environmental system in which form, structure, materials, and mechanical and electrical systems interrelate and are interdependent -- a largely self-sufficient, sustainable community where waste from one area will provide food for another. This is a dynamic environment where residents, employees, neighbouring businesses, and the broader community interact in a healthy and safe environment, reclaimed from disuse and contamination. As a LEED® Platinum-targeted project, Dockside Green's principles of New Urbanism, smart growth, green building, and sustainable community design are all essential elements of the development plan ... An integrated approach to design has been adopted, tailoring it specifically to the Dockside lands and the Victoria West community, recognizing the need to apply integrated...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/cities/2011-09-07-is-this-the-worlds...

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