Thursday, December 21, 2006

Carfree Living in Freiburg Germany



Welcome to Germany's best-known environmentally friendly neighborhood and a successful experiment in green urban living. The Vauban development - 2,000 new homes on a former military base 10 minutes by bike from the heart of Freiburg - has put into practice many ideas that were once dismissed as eco-fantasy but which are now moving to the center of public policy.

Common Dreams

2 comments:

judy said...

I want to live there.

Where is the carfree housing in the USA?

Brian said...

Well there isn't any, yet.

But watch this space, http://new.carfreecity.us/
because they have some good ideas about how we can develop this kind of housing in the USA.