Holman Library News

Holman Library serves Green River Community College in Auburn, WA.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Model of Sustainability

Come in and check out the new library display on Curitiba, Brazil, a city that is an internationally-recognized model for sustainability in both urban design and environmental practices. Also learn more about the city by watching "City of Dreams"
(above photo: Mayor and urban planner Jamie Lerner designed the Jardim Botanico in 1992. Previously the site of a dump, today the garden is one of the city's most popular attractions. Children from low-income families earn money by tending the flowers.)