The environment that you grew up in and the experiences in your life up tp this point have shaped and molded your view of sustainability as it relates to cities and the built environment. Use this assignment to explore how you view and perceive neighborhoods, cities, and regions. As you ponder and answer the questions below, ask yourself what role do your values play in perceiving sustainability, and what factors, if any, motivate you to develop or continue a green lifestyle?
Part 1: Briefly describe one of the places where you grew up.
Answering the questions below, write at least 250 words about the place where you grew up.
Part 2: Describe your vision of a sustainable city or neighborhood.
Write at least 250 words describing the sustainable neighborhood or city that you would like to see in the future. Imagine the ideal community – a place you would especially like to live in, and that is sustainable (in whatever way you want to define the term).
Part 3: Sustainability Theory (500 – 700 words)