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Inclusion of Art in Community Development

Pomegranate Center is a non-profit organization specializing in community development founded by Milenco Matanovic in 1986. Milenco’s biggest motivation of founding Pomegranate Center was as an artist, he wanted to see more art in communities because he believes it influences and embellishes everyday life. Since 1986 the Pomegranate Center has worked with hundreds of communities

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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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2012 Earth Day Weekend Green Home Tour

What better way to celebrate Earth Day weekend then to get an up close and personal look at what people are doing to green up their homes around the Puget Sound?! The 2012 Seattle Green Home Tour, hosted by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, takes place April 21st – 22nd from 10am – 4pm daily, and

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LEED Platinum Prefab Grand Opening

Join us Feb 26th, 1-4pm for the ‘Grand Opening’ of Cascade Built’s ALLEY HOUSE 2, a LEED Platinum certified modular prefab home in Seattle’s Madison Valley. Designed by award-winning David Foster Architects, this new 3BR/2BA, 1687sf single-family home is located next door to the company’s acclaimed “Alley House” and dubbed the Alley House 2 for

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zHome Project Tour for Real Estate Agents

On Thursday, November 10th, 12-2pm, we will be hosting a professional zHome project tour for area real estate agents. zHome, which was just completed in September, is a 10-unit townhome development located in Issaquah, WA, which represents a radical acceleration of ultra-sustainable housing. This is one of the 1st multi-family projects in the country to

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2011 Seattle Green Home Tour

We are excited to be sponsoring the 2011 Seattle Green Home Tour, hosted by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. This year’s tour will take place Sat & Sun, April 16th & 17th, 10am-4pm, and is free and open to the public. An astounding 28 tour sites in Seattle and on the Eastside will highlight deep green

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