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Dwell Magazine declares Sonoma Mountain Village “Best in the US”

Dwell Magazine declares Sonoma Mountain Village “Best in the US”

California. Dwell Magazine, North America’s highly respected industry publication for modern architecture and design, had this to say about Sonoma Mountain Village in the October 2008 edition: “Naturally, sustainability guides the design, from framing made from locally recycled cars to alternative energy for all 1,900 homes. A “five-minute living” layout makes it easy to walk […]

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One Planet team wins DC competition

One Planet team wins DC competition

Washington DC. The Clark Realty team beat out fierce competition for the Poplar Point site in Anacostia with a project vision co-developed with BioRegional and Torti Gallas architects that included One Planet Community sustainability goals. The joint team envisioned an 8 million square foot One Planet Community with shops, restaurants, offices, a hotel, high density […]

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Jun 25 2008, Richmond VA: One Planet speaker to join Governor at conference

June 25, 2008 – Richmond, Virginia. The Virginia Sustainable Building Network has invited Greg Searle to provide the keynote address to their 13th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Meeting in Richmond, Virginia. Other speakers will be  Virginia governor Tim Kaine and Daniel Slone, Attorney at Law, McGuire Woods. Location: University of Richmond, Virginia

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May 15 2008, Boston: One Planet Communities Lecture @ AIA National Convention

Boston. BioRegional North America Executive Director Greg Searle will be addressing some of the nation’s top architects on May 15th at the American Institute of Architects 2008 National Convention, on a panel alongside green building pioneers Bob Berkebile (BNIM) and Pliny Fisk (CMPBS). The continuing education seminar, entitled “Breakthrough Community Design Planning”, will discuss Zero Carbon, […]

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Green Report for DC Developer

Washington DC. BioRegional have completed a Preliminary One Planet Action Plan for the Hoffman-Struever consortium for Washington DC’s Southwest Waterfront project. The 63-page document provided a ‘gap analysis’ of the measures that would need to be undertaken to go beyond existing LEED-ND plans for Southwest Waterfront to bring the project in line with the One Planet […]

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One Planet Action Plan launched

ROHNERT PARK. Developer Codding Enterprises and BioRegional have published a One Planet Action Plan Report for Sonoma Mountain Village – America’s first official One Planet Community. The report includes a “mini-plan” for each of the Ten One Planet Principles, and details how the suburban neighborhood of almost 1900 homes plans to slash total direct emissions by 83% […]

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Excellent new US Footprint Calculator

Oakland. Green business leader Paul Hawken has called the Ecological Footprint “true north when it comes to sustainability”. Indeed, ecological footprinting incorporates the more widely-known carbon footprint into a broader assessment of unsustainable consumption, and we use it at BioRegional as our core metric and modeling tool at the neighborhood and city scale. Now our key […]

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Mar 13 2008, Washington DC: One Planet seminar at DC Building Industry Association

Washington DC. Greg Searle will be presenting on the One Planet DC program at the DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA) morning seminar - The Continuing Evolution of the Green Revolution on Thursday, March 13, 2008, 7:30 —10:30 am at the National Press Club |14th & F Streets, NW, Washington, DC. Co-presenters will include the terrific Andrew Florance, […]

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Feb 28 2008, Seattle: Community Keynote @ Town Square

In this talk Greg shares strategies that One Planet developers are using to achieve ambitious targets, as well as lessons learned at the multi-award winning BedZED – the UK’s largest urban eco-village and the prototype for One Planet Living. Watch the video.

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Oct 29 2007, Brisbane CA: Keynote at Baylands Community Forum

Greg Searle invited to present to the local community in Brisbane, California.

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