Sieben Linden, Germany
Founded in 1997
Residents: 120

Rooted in a project that had existed since 1989 but only took form eight years later, Sieben Linden's reputation as a thriving ecological settlement grew quickly. A study from Kassel University in 2004 confirmed the community's low impact achievements: its carbon footprint is more than 70% below German average.

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Recordings Ines Querido
Sound-design Sergio González Cuervo