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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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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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Homeowners Willing To Pay More for Walkability

Infiniti Real Estate & Development’s Broker Eva Otto joins the discussion on the monetary value of Walkability in Jeff Speck’s new book “Walkable City.” This excerpt is taken from Jeff Speck’s book “Walkable City.” “Christopher Leinberger was once the owner of Robert Charles Lesser & Co., the largest real estate advisory firm in the United

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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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Cascade Built’s LEED Platinum Prefab

Seattle has certainly seen its share of LEED Platinum certified projects, and modular prefab construction continues to gain momentum here, but combine these elements for a custom designed single-family home that is now available for presale, and you have another Seattle first. Cascade Built has been constructing new LEED, Built Green and Energy Star certified

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