I don’t usually write a blog that is simply a link to someone else’s blog. But today I’m making an exception. Steve Mouzon established an organization called Original Green. His four characteristics of sustainable places (Nourishing, Accessible, Serviceable and Secure) and four characteristics of sustainable buildings (Loveable, Durable, Flexible, and Frugal) are a great way to start thinking about what sustainable development really is.
Steve’s regular blogs are always worth a read. But today’s entitled The Unburdening of America is particularly good. You don’t have to agree with all of Steve’s assumptions to find this a good way of thinking about how we are building today and how we should be building. Take a look.