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26 April, 2010

Geoff Graham’s Reflections on Las Catalinas Visit

Geoff Graham (friend, neighbor, and one of the founders of one of the finest new urban developments, I'on) accompanied me to Las Catalinas last week.   He had lot's of great ideas, and followed up with this post on his Guild Quality blog: http://www.guildquality.com/blog/2010/04/26/building-a-new-town-with-old-ways-las-catalinas-costa-rica/#more-1608
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Life in TownNaturally SpeakingNews
26 April, 2010

The Rain Has Come

After an absence of several months, the rain returned to Las Catalinas last night.   A steady rain fell all through the night.     This is a wonderful and welcome event each year.   Nature's response to this annual event is so rapid and so profound that it tends to amaze people -…
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Architecture and Urbanism
22 April, 2010

Construction Progress

Our construction on the first seven houses is proceeding rapidly and very well!   The earthwork for all the first seven houses and restaurant is done, and work is well underway on the structures of houses 1 through 4.
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Life in TownNews
16 April, 2010

Tico Times Article on Las Catalinas

Some more press appeared today on Las Catalinas, a nice article in the Tico Times, which is the leading English language newspaper in Costa Rica.  From the article: "I had the idea of building a town where the different elements of life such as houses and apartments and shops and workplaces are together on…
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Cutting Edge CatalinasLife in TownNaturally Speaking
15 April, 2010

Speech on Sustainability – A vision of the good life

I'm posting here the text of a speech I gave to the League of Women Voters in Atlanta last fall.   It is not about Las Catalinas - but the concepts are.   In fact the story that is at the heart of it I adopted from a piece I wrote back in 2006…
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Life in TownNews
13 April, 2010

Comfort Living Webcast Tonight

I'm participating in a webcast tonight at: http://comfortlivingbychristine.com/comfortlivingclub/ From 7:30 to 8:30 eastern US time.   The topic is how we can green our lives in ways that works for who we are.   I'm quite certain to be opining about the joys and benefits of walkable, beautiful neighborhoods.   Tune in and ask…
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Architecture and UrbanismNews
9 April, 2010

Las Catalinas Article in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A very nice and fairly long article on Las Catalinas ran today in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. An excerpt from the story: It's like Seaside programatically, the idea of intentionally building a walkable town along the beach, Brewer told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution during an interview at his Ansley Park home. But it won't look anything…
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Cutting Edge CatalinasNaturally SpeakingNews
7 April, 2010

Blue Flag Award for Playa Penca

Potrero is the town that borders Las Catalinas, and over the last couple of years we have become involved in local affairs, trying to help out where we can.   At the end of last month the Potrero Association received a Bandera Azul award for Playa Penca.   This is a national award for…
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