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


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,
because they have some good ideas about how we can develop this kind of housing in the USA.