Small is Beautiful-Life at the Crossroads

The times call for a comprehensive overhaul of our suburban lifestyle and you’re invited to join with fellow innovators, designers, architects, engineers, and enthusiasts to brainstorm efficient, elegant, and ingenious possibilities for well-lived, sustainable futures! If you are looking to live in a sustainable neighborhood, you too are invited to the next session April 27-28 at the Solar Fiesta. This event …

Onsite, Integrated Energy, Food, Water, and Solid Waste Design Workshop

  You’re invited to help design localized, integrated food and utility systems on March 3rd, 2013!  Amory Lovins and the Rocky Mountain Institute have been redesigning industrial facilities to increase energy efficiency by 90%!  Can We, here in Santa Fe, capture similar savings by designing sustainable neighborhoods that integrate and localize energy,  water, food , and solid waste streams? I’ve chosen a mixed-use, common courtyard as a starting point for a prototype neighborhood, similar to …