In Architecture Week, Daniel Sloan disusses Sustainability and Urbanism
He says, "There are numerous benefits to fusing sustainable development and urban development concepts. Moreover, pedestrian-oriented, urbanist-project approaches have been vigorously embraced by many environmental groups. It is not, however, intuitively obvious to everyone why high-density, extensively hardscaped projects would be good for the environment."
Read on at www.architectureweek.com/2009/0107/environment_1-1.html.