(October 12, 2016) – Traditional "Large Lot Zoning" is "Greener" than "Smart Growth" within Urban Growth Boundaries . . . Copyright 2009 – 2016 . . . Tom Lane . . . Photographing California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington.
(October 8, 2011) There are many green alternatives to “smart growth.” The most fascinating is “KYMAK,” from Taleisin graduate Douglas Boyd, integrating the architectural and planning ideas of Frank Lloyd Wright, Thomas Jefferson, and Brigham Young.* Click this link for the KYMAK web site:
Another green alternative is “Landscape Urbanism,” developed by Harvard faculty Charles Waldheim and Mohsen Mostafavi. Here’s an interview with Dr. Mostafavi:
Here’s an interesting article on Charles Waldheim:
I will continue to add more links the weeks ahead.
For example, here’s a great introduction to Landscape Urbanism, with dozens of slides, from Charles Waldheim at Harvard, from Vimeo:
*See Douglas Boyd’s correction below in the comment section.