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New Vista Community- High Density Low-Impact

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Motomom34, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    One of our prepper must have resources is the LDS Preparedness manual. I have one and it has been an amazing resource. I ran across an article on New Vista Communities. These are a dream of a Mormon millionaire. It is an interesting concept. Of course the people near the first projected New Vista Community are freaking out but all the key words are there- low impact, self sustaining, mode of transportation will be walking.

    David Hall a rich businessman from Utah has been buying up properties in VT and the residents seem quite upset. Mr Hall has acknowledge that it will take billions and years for his dream community to be built.
    Development based on Mormonism founder's plan finds few fans

    Main web site for New Vista- The NewVista Foundation

    Summary Description of NewVistas

    I do not think this is anything new. I know that Facebook has a campus that is expanding and will have housing on-site soon. Google has a Googleplex that offers what a person needs in a contained area. Is this how our future cities will be. I will admit that this is very interesting in the whole self-sustaining aspect. I think there would be a lot to learn from New Vista plans.

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  2. DKR

    DKR Interesting ideas, interesting stories

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  3. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    Arcosanti and cosanti here in AZ are very similar and they are real communities
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  4. DKR

    DKR Interesting ideas, interesting stories

    A real Amish paradise?
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  5. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    It think it is interesting. I know some have a yard/homestead that can feed themselves but to feed a mega city. Fish, gardens etc. To plan a place that can sustain a large number of people it really takes planning.
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  6. Meat

    Meat Monkey+

    ^Would I have to talk to people? [afro]
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  7. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    just for you a special dispensation....you can sit up on a pole all by your lonesome [touchdown][lolol]
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  8. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Problee bee an HOA regulation against pole sitting --[rockon]
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  9. Meat

    Meat Monkey+

    With my luck it's all underground power. Then what? [afro]
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