East Lake Commons is a 67 home mixed-use, mixed-income in-fill community in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The community
planning process began in 1997, and construction was substantially complete by 2000. East Lake Commons
successfully incorporates a wide range of ecological and social concepts, including those of Atlanta Regional
Commission and the US Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, the project has established new practices such
as Handicap Visitability that is influencing national policy makers.
Keywords : Sustainability, Co-Housing, Community, Participation, Community Agriculture
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