Gallery: Co-Op Canyon: Ecotopia Inspired by Anasazi Cliff Dwellings

Co Op Canyon, Standard Architecture, Dallas, Re:Vision, Sustainable City Block
 
Co Op Canyon, Standard Architecture, Dallas, Re:Vision, Sustainable City Block

Inspired by the cliff-side villages of Anasazi Indians, Co Op Canyon is a terraced urban oasis full of vertical gardens and lush spaces that aims to create a holistic, community-centered, sustainable city block. Designed by LA-based architecture and design firm, Standard for the Re:Vision Dallas competition, the canyon harvests enough rainwater, solar energy, and agriculture to completely sustain its 1,000 residents.

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  1. Joubert Architecture's ... August 30, 2010 at 11:02 am

    […] These cutouts provide a safer, more sheltered and private space for the residents. Each level is terraced with garden space wrapping the interior […]

  2. BrouHaHa June 8, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    Apart from anything that Daniel Libeskind ever designed, this has got to be one of the worst looking projects ever.

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