A more sustainable neighborhood…Bed ZED

Built and occupied in 2002, Beddington Zero Emissions Development, Bed ZED, helps people go green with time tested encouragements. The resident on the right took too long a shower. the one on the left failed to recycle a beer can. What were they thinking, what planet are they living on????

As you can see, my sense of humor loves to go gonzo. Twist the lines of reality and poke fun at our collective humanity. Hey, I own it…one of my favorite sayings is of the late Hunter Thompson, “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”

This post started out to be about Bed ZED and floor plans.  It still is, just had a zany intro…

The point I want to emphasize is the relationship between neighborhood, shared amenities and your home’s design.  In Bed ZED, the transit friendly location creates a deeper affordability as alternatives to private car ownership are expanded….WATCH BED ZED VIDEO>>


Here’s a Bed ZED video about some of the ways the House/Neighborhood relationship can help make life more affordable, greener, increase the resiliency, and more fun.  Really, what can be better than an afternoon in the stocks, working on your tan while getting your Vitamin D levels up??!!.

There’s hundreds of ways we can lower our impact on the planet while raising our quality of life. Share you ideas, experiences, and dreams of ways your living environment could help make sustainable real! Comment below, or go to Share Your Vision.

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