Palaces For The People
Monday, September 22, 2003
Ecovillage: 5,600 residents, 861,112 sq.ft. commercial spaces, 45 acres of Residential Space:
"Ecovillage: 5,600 residents, 861,112 sq.ft. commercial spaces, 45 acres of Residential Space.
One sixth of a square kilometer, 15.21 hectares of total land surface, 25.6 hectares of indoor floorspace, 8 hectares of public-use indoor ground floor spaces, 17.6 hectares of upper floor residential indoor floor spaces, 7.68 hectares of outdoor roof-deck patio spaces, 7.21 additional outdoor ground level public spaces including one hectare park within one block of every residence.
861,112 sq.ft of ground floor public spaces for churches, temples, theaters, supermarkets, cafeterias, restaurants, boutiques, shops, workshops, clinics, classrooms, gyms, health clubs, swimming pools, offices, bazaars, malls, take-out food, pet stores, storage units, post offices, court rooms, police substations, libraries, art galleries, karate studios, bakeries, cyber cafes, bars, nightclubs, bowling alleys, auditoriums, day care, pre-school, pawn shops, bike repair, copy shops, antiques, furniture, car dealers, convention center, exhibition hall."