Even More Tiny Apartments Could Be Coming to NYC

April 10, 2013 by  
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If you read Inhabitat on the regular, you probably know that tiny dwellings have blown up in a big way – so much so that New York City is looking to expand their batch of micro apartments before the first one has even been built. The city recently announced that they’ll be looking for two or three additional small housing concepts to join nArchitects’ design, which was chosen to be the first micro unit development in NYC. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adapt nyc apartments , adAPTNYC , affordable apartments NYC , affordable housing , Department of Housing Preservation , eco design , green design , Joe Lhota , Matthew Wambua , micro living , micro-units , nArchitects , small living , sustainable design , tiny apartments        

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Kansas Seeks to Outlaw Sustainable Development Through State Law

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A new Kansas state house bill introduced by the Committee on Energy and the Environment is seeking to outlaw sustainable development. Although some believe that green infrastructure can ensure a high standard of living for future generations, others see sustainable development as a government plot to redistribute wealth and compromise freedom. Opponents cite the United Nations’ Agenda 21 established in Rio back in 1992. While the document promotes progressive ideas ranging from cost effective-energy systems to public transport, many right wing conspiracy theorists have come to view it as a global takeover of rights and personal property. Read the rest of Kansas Seeks to Outlaw Sustainable Development Through State Law Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable development” , agenda 21 , american policy center , bill , bill no. 2366 , bloomberg , cj online , Conspiracy , dennis hedke , Kansas , legislation , personal property , right wing , rio , tom deweese , tom randall , United Nations        

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