September 23, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] Green Housing, Green Communities – what does it mean? Can we afford to build sustainable and energy-intelligent in Chicago? What are the latest designs and international trends? Find out at the first annual International Symposium on Sustainable Communities and meet some of the leading thinkers in the field. This two-day symposium will highlight innovations in green design; environmental safety; public policy; economic incentives in building sustainable communities; architecture and design. World-renowned speakers from the Netherlands and the U.S.A. will present their views and vision at this event. The program will cover: Green Design for a Sustainable Environment; Building a Sustainable Community; Policy, Materials, and Performance; Policy and Economics; Dutch Design in Urban Architecture. The program takes place at the HUB-Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 3241 South Federal Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616 on Thursday September 30th & Friday October 1st, 2004. For registration and more detailed information see the link below.