06 Jun '11, 12pm

Fancy that: Building a Town In A Computer in Four Dimensions, @TreeHugger takes on #BIM!

Later that year, he purchased 600 hectares on the Trent River in south-eastern Ontario and began the development of a factory town modeled on his father's form of benevolent capitalism that had proved so successful in his home town of Zlin. By 1999, the factory fell victim to the not-so-benevolent nature of global capitalism and the village of Batawa faced an uncertain future. In 2008, Sonja Bata, the wife Thomas Bata Jr., purchased what remained of the village from the Bata Corporation with the intention of re-establishing Batawa as a model community and an international example of social responsibility and environmental stewardship.

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treehugger.com 06 Jun '11, 12pm

Later that year, he purchased 600 hectares on the Trent River in south-eastern Ontario and began the development of a fact...