Monthly Archives: September 2010

Boulder - centre of the city

Boulder - centre of the city

Before we left Boulder, we took a quick drive into the centre of town.
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Boulder – Meeting with David Johnston

Boulder – Meeting with David Johnston

After our morning tour, we drove up the hill to visit David Johnston.
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Boulder – Meeting with Eric Doub, EcoFutures Inc

Boulder – Meeting with Eric Doub, EcoFutures Inc

From my investigations I found that EcoFutures is very proactive in delivering net zero houses in Boulder.
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Colorado – A pilgrimage to the Lovins home

Colorado – A pilgrimage to the Lovins home

We set off to drive to Snowmass for a tour of the Lovins house and previous headquarters of the Rocky Mountain Institute
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Portland – Meeting with Dennis Wilde, Gerding Edlen

Portland – Meeting with Dennis Wilde, Gerding Edlen

Dennis started life as an architect and urban planner.
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Portland - Meeting with Portland Plan people

Portland - Meeting with Portland Plan people

We headed back to the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to meet with the people involved in the development of the City plan.
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Portland – Meeting with Lisa + Lew of PDA

Portland – Meeting with Lisa + Lew of PDA

People don’t come here to get rich – they come to participate in the better way of living the city and its citizens offer.
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Portland – Meeting with Paddy Tillet, ZGF

Portland – Meeting with Paddy Tillet, ZGF

Thanks to Rob Bennett, we were able to meet with Paddy Tillet in the ZGF offices.
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Portland – Meeting with Joe Zehnder, Chief Planner

Portland – Meeting with Joe Zehnder, Chief Planner

Joe noted that there is a comedy called “Portlandia” on TV which makes fun of the smugness of Portland people in their pride for their city!
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Portland – Meeting with Rob Bennett, POSI

Portland – Meeting with Rob Bennett, POSI

We were very fortunate to be introduced to Rob Bennett by David Ramslie from Vancouver.
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