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