Saturday, January 22, 2011

Vauban, Germany: A Green City Model

[wikipedia photo]

It is my intent to dedicate Saturdays to sustainable subjects. Featuring the city of Vauban, Germany was in my line-up of subjects I'd hoped to cover. But, since Energy Bulletin has a good article up featuring this small German town established in the mid-1990's using green, walkable, bikeable, car-free, alternative energy, and passivhaus city planning techniques, I thought I'd take the easy way out and just link it today.

This is a 3-minute video providing a good overview of the town project:

[video no longer available]