“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln In August 2009, a group of 70 local sustainable development leaders gathered in Portland, Oregon to discuss how to accelerate neighborhood-scale sustainability in the city. It...Read More
The EcoDistricts movement is gaining momentum, and people are taking notice. EcoDistricts was recently featured in an article by Building Design + Construction, “Building from the neighborhood up.” The article sites innovative districts like Austin’s Seaholm Ecodistrict, Seattle’s Capitol Hill...Read More
Six Takeaways from the EcoDistricts Summit The 2016 EcoDistricts Summit wrapped up nearly three weeks ago and we’re still buzzing. We feel fortunate to be able to produce such an event — the only gathering dedicated exclusively to neighborhood- and district-scale development...Read More
Fresh off the heels of the 2016 Summit, EcoDistricts is bringing the urban regen movement to Los Angeles for the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Oct. 5-7. More than just a gathering of global green-building professionals and experts, Greenbuild has become...Read More
This summer, we are bidding a very fond farewell to our Director of Innovation, Adam Beck. Following two years based in Portland, then 12 months of working remotely and commuting between Australia and the US, Adam has decided to focus...Read More
If you work in the urban development space, you’ve likely heard this fact: the zip code a child is born into determines his or her quality of life more than any other factor. If that phrase isn’t alarming to you, it should be.