Community Living 2: Intentional Communities and Ecovillages

INTENTIONAL COMMUNITIES: “A group of people who live together or share common facilities and who regularly associate with each other on the basis of explicit common values.” – Foundation for Intentional Communities Whereas the intent of an intentional community can vary, the binding thread is common values. An intentional community can be any planned community designed from inception to

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The Roost – A New Affordable Urban Co-Living Community

Introducing-The Roost – 901 Hiawatha Pl S, By David Neiman (See here to apply)   Cedar frond entry mural by Urban Atrworks The Roost is an innovative new micro housing development designed from the ground up as affordable market rate housing aimed at supporting and strengthening Seattle’s arts community.  As part of our launch, we are doing

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Net-Zero Homes coming to Fremont!


Net Zero Homes Green Canopy Homes, Seattle’s premier green home builder has just released new floorplans for 2 net zero homes coming to Fremont, Seattle this summer!  Nestled on a quiet street in upper Fremont, just a few steps from the Woodland Park Zoo, Rose Garden, Market time supermarket, playgrounds, cafes and award winning restaurants,

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Japanese Builder brings zHome to Washington

Ichijo USA is a construction company that is currently one of the largest builders home builders in Japan. Since their founding in the U.S. in 2011, they have focused on using environmentally friendly materials and providing a healthy living environment in Washington State. Ichijo was involved in building the first zero net energy home project in

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Rainwise Rebates Now Available for Seattle Residents!

Don’t Miss out on Rainwater Rebates! Come Learn How to Build a Raingarden! Many neighborhoods in Seattle are now eligible for up to 100% assistance for building raingardens and installing cisterns in their home gardens. In an effort sponsored by King County’s Rainwise program to better manage the city’s stormwater local non-profits have partnered with the

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Eva Otto speaks April 15th on Reshaping the Framework of Sustainability towards Restoration

  Eva Otto, Owner & Broker of Infiniti Real Estate & Development will be speaking on how innovation and shifts in values are reshaping the framework of sustainability towards a Restorative Development paradigm. Our focus will include development from a balanced perspective and Biophilia/biomimicry – using nature as a design standard. Sign up here! Come Join Us!

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Meet the New Faces of Green: A Family-Owned Business Sprouts Up Right in Our Backyard

by Eva Otto and Eric Thomas “We are passionate about the environment, conservation, design, and sustainable building,” says Tyler Reith as he leads us through the recently expanded showroom of Greenhome Solutions, Seattle’s locally owned green building supply store, located just south of the Ballard Bridge. Judging by the neat racks of sustainable flooring samples,

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SAVE THE DATE NOV 12th! Finding the Balance: Restorative Development and Regenerative Design

Join leading women in the green building profession to discuss how technology, innovation, and shifts in values are reshaping the framework of sustainability. Explore how regenerative design is moving us beyond sustainable development and towards a restorative paradigm of development that is inclusive of the woman’s perspective. Join us for a tour of the Bullitt

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Announcing The New Paradigm Series from Method Homes is Now Available!

 Method Home’s newest prefab design by Bogue Trondowshi Architects will be unveiled this November at the USGBC Greenbuild conference in San Francisco. The Paradigm prototype is the first of it’s kind, achieving the highest standards in green building and coming fully loaded with a modern package of luxury furnishings, energy-efficient technologies, and high-tech features. In

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