ecoburb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of ecological and suburb

Noun[edit]

ecoburb (plural ecoburbs)

  1. (US) A sub-type of suburban development which protects environmental functions of a site such as natural hydrology and habitat.
    Village Homes in Davis, California and The Woodlands, Texas are ecoburbs.[1][2].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Girling, Cynthia L. and Kenneth I. Helphand, Yard Street Park: the design of suburban open space, New York: John Wiley and Sons. 1994.
  2. ^ Forsyth, Ann “Evolution of an Ecoburb” Landscape Architecture Vol. 95, No 7, (July 2005), pp. 60-69.