Car Camps EcoCity Susan Bloomquist
Transition Existing Cities into Ecocities <ul><li>How We Can Do This: </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Include All ...
What is Car Camps Ecocity? <ul><li>Private property business renting living space </li></ul><ul><li>Drive car in, electric...
What is Car Camps Ecocity? <ul><li>Shell of car provides electric power, storage and bed platform </li></ul><ul><li>Other ...
Cars as Building Block <ul><li>Cars have locking doors, existing electrical systems  </li></ul><ul><li>Think of a car as a...
Sustainable Living <ul><li>Wind or Solar power generation on site </li></ul><ul><li>Community garden for residential use <...
Pay As You Go Systems <ul><li>PayGo card slots to purchase each use of water and power </li></ul><ul><li>Each individual h...
Capitalism as Motivator for Change <ul><li>Private property business franchised to Camp Manager </li></ul><ul><li>People r...
Car Camps Ecocity is a Collection of Ideas: <ul><li>Using something that people already own </li></ul><ul><li>Providing a ...
Thank you  <ul><li>And thanks to EcoCity World Summit for this opportunity! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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Bloomquist 7563

  1. 1. Car Camps EcoCity Susan Bloomquist
  2. 2. Transition Existing Cities into Ecocities <ul><li>How We Can Do This: </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Include All Peoples </li></ul><ul><li>Use Existing Material and Technologies </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Car Camps Ecocity? <ul><li>Private property business renting living space </li></ul><ul><li>Drive car in, electric hookup OR rent shell of SUV or Van </li></ul><ul><li>Walk to bathroom, walk to meeting rooms </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Car Camps Ecocity? <ul><li>Shell of car provides electric power, storage and bed platform </li></ul><ul><li>Other needs met by sustainable systems </li></ul><ul><li>Teach sustainable living by “Doing it” </li></ul><ul><li>Public transportation just outside the camp </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cars as Building Block <ul><li>Cars have locking doors, existing electrical systems </li></ul><ul><li>Think of a car as a small living space </li></ul><ul><li>Redefine use of the manufactured large vehicle (SUV) </li></ul><ul><li>Support structure of Car Camp teaches sustainable lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Ecocity within city limits </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sustainable Living <ul><li>Wind or Solar power generation on site </li></ul><ul><li>Community garden for residential use </li></ul><ul><li>Bathrooms and washing stations using low water practices </li></ul><ul><li>Laundry facilities with clotheslines </li></ul><ul><li>On site store provides green products and information </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pay As You Go Systems <ul><li>PayGo card slots to purchase each use of water and power </li></ul><ul><li>Each individual has own PayGo card </li></ul><ul><li>Each use is documented for charge providing user with information on how much consumption costs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Capitalism as Motivator for Change <ul><li>Private property business franchised to Camp Manager </li></ul><ul><li>People rent living space with supportive sustainable culture </li></ul><ul><li>Provide power and water to individuals </li></ul>
  9. 9. Car Camps Ecocity is a Collection of Ideas: <ul><li>Using something that people already own </li></ul><ul><li>Providing a place for people to learn new techniques for living </li></ul><ul><li>Offering a franchise for inspired change </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in legal definitions to facilitate less waste in energy and water consumption </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you <ul><li>And thanks to EcoCity World Summit for this opportunity! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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