Adelaide – Christie Walk

Location Adelaide
Name Christie Walk
Community Level Street / Neighborhood
Sector Ecologically sustainable co-housing
Year of beginning 1999
People involved Christie Walk is composed by 27 houses, where 40 people live
Object Christie Walk was bornt, in the context of Urban Ecology Australia, as an independent project, in orfer to concretely realize the “Eco-City” paradygm. Christie Walk is a small demonstration of how the vision of an eco-city can concretely come to life. It is a 2000 square meters area with an average of 200 people for hectar, with shared green space and builr with criteria that grant high environmental performances: use of renewable energies (fotovoltaic panels, water warming with the sun heat, coibentation), use of rainwater and water recycle, organic agricultural production, use of recyclable materials in construction phases.
Field Urban
Source Interview to Paul Downtown (Ecopolis Architects director, creator of Christie Walk); website
Website http://www.urbanecology.org.au/eco-cities/christie-walk/
Image from http://inhabitat.com/christie-walk-is-an-eco-urban-village-in-australia/ -   photos © Aussie Kanck and Jane Manifold



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