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Urban Eco-Village Planned for Canada’s Capital

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 25, 2014 01:17 AM
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by Brian Barth last modified Jun 24, 2014


Imagine a place where homes open onto gardens fed by streams from the rainwater flowing off nearby rooftops. Narrow cobblestone streets lead past vibrant storefronts to the village green where a group of musicians plays and children romp on the grass. Solar




 

 

Ottawa eco-village, one planet community, urban eco-village, brownfields redevelopment, green stormwater management, urban agriculture, riverfront development, pedestrian streetscape

Imagine a place where homes open onto gardens fed by streams from the rainwater flowing off nearby rooftops. Narrow cobblestone streets lead past vibrant storefronts to the village green where a group of musicians plays and children romp on the grass. Solar panels are woven into rooftops and the sound of free-flowing water drowns out car traffic. This is not just a dream—it’s a plan for 40 acres of waterfront and rocky islands in the Ottawa River.

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