Life in the present technological age presents many challenges. Some can be enjoyable, even invigorating. However, shortages of time and congestion in space can also get us down. At that point, environment becomes all-important.
The home environment, whether period cottage, a modern multi-story block or one of the many other variations on the theme of human dwelling places, has a strong formative influence. Its scenery, climate, architecture and social patterns contribute to, or detract from our innate sense of well-being. The “Dance of Place” can even go so far as to affect our health and creativity.
With such considerations in mind, the Fields Neighborhood has been launched as an attempt to create an atmosphere that provides an environment for the best possible support of the growth of the human spirit and its social capacities. In the forms and layout of the architecture we have tried to provide privacy on the one hand, and to promote meeting in harmony with one’s neighbors on the other hand. The neighborhood consists of clustered condominiums on 17 acres of open land.
This sense of community was standard 30 years ago and is encouraged in the Fields Neighborhood again today. The Neighborhood also supports highly acclaimed innovations of green building techniques and water conservation.
At Fields Neighborhood, sustainable living means considering the world we want to leave future generations, how we want to live with our families and our neighbors, and how we want to live in the unique and spectacular Alpine Valley environment that surrounds us.
The builders, and developers of Fields Neighborhood are committed to achieving sustainable goals that include: