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FOREWORDFOREWORDThe following story is about a group of people who recognized a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and took it upon themselves to reinvent the future and work for its realization. The great vision of this project was understood long before those still preoccupied with the status quo could accept its premise. Yet, the story unfolds despite all the resistance and pitfalls in its path. While the final outcome was never assured, the dream and ultimate value of this opportunity would never be shaken. And so this is the story of the Tucson Solar Village Project later to be renamed Civano.The 1970s was a decade much like the present period–protracted energy crisis, a long global rece…
C. Alan Nichols; Jason A. Laros: Inside the Civano Project: A Case Study of Large-Scale Sustainable Neighborhood Development.
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