Speech (Belliston, NVF) presented on behalf of NewVistas at the 2009 Ecocity Challenge. Te speech outlines criteria for defining an ecocity.
Paper (Ecocity Builders 2011) proposes a system of ecocity standards. Identifies issues and criteria that define ecocities.
Publication (International Living Building Institute 2010) sets out comprehensive sustainability standards for all types of development. Suggests the nature of problems to be solved by eco-development.
Article (BBC, Vince 2012) discussing China's approach to turning dillapidated urban areas into sustainable eco-cities.
NewVistas is an eco-city by any definition. Targets: 1. Comprehensive community and sub-economy 2. Limitation of ecological footprint to a level that would allow the earth to support seven billion people on the specified model 3. Full-cycle systems for food, water, sanitation, renewable energy, and materials
Website discusses the Beddington Zero Energy Development (BedZED), which is the UK's largest eco-village.
Blog post (Common Current, Karlenzig 2009) comments on several ecocity projects.
Website of Ecocity Builders, a non-profit organization dedicated to reshaping cities, towns and villages for long term health of human and natural systems.
Website of Common Current, an organization that applies sustainability systems thinking to help develop projects, policies, and processes.