Eco-Cities Progressing, Despite Bad Economy
"...a host of other efforts from Finland to Arizona are in the works, many with a mix of government and private funding.
In July, for example, the first tenant moved into Eco City Hamburg-Harburg, just outside the German city of Hamburg. The project, developed by the global design firm tecArchitecture and engineering firm ARUP, is branded as a "sustainable creative-industrial environment." Its aim is to bring "large-scale industry and creative startups together in one cooperative and eco-friendly business community," its Web site says."