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Planners say entire neighborhoods, not individual buildings, key to payoff of green principles

Charlotte Business Journal - July 6, 2007
by Bea Quirk

"One of the basic principles of ecology is that everything is connected -- that no part of the environment exists in a vacuum.

"So while the growing emphasis on creating green buildings is viewed as important, architects and planners say the neighborhood or development where a structure is situated must also include sustainable design features."

Full story: http://charlotte.bizjournals.com/charlotte/stories/2007/07/09/focus3.html


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