New York Times discovers Patrick Condon’s “Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities”



Change the Way We Build Our Cities

On September 22, the New York Times featured a blog about Patrick Condon by F. Kaid Benfield in the Huffington Report.

Patrick Condon, senior researcher Patrick condon (120p)at the Centre for Sustainable Design at the University of British Columbia, has a new book, Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post Carbon World.  He has begun posting excerpts on the BC-based website The Tyee, and the first excerpt introduces readers to the seven rules.  They are very hard to argue with,” writes Benfield.

“In the excerpt, Condon traces the factors and patterns associated with late-20th-century sprawl and emphasizes the bleak prospects we are facing if we do not reduce carbon emissions associated with driving.”


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To read the complete article, click on Village Green: Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities


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Posted September 2010