Oh, Five of Them, Actually
December 23, 2009 11:48 AM Subscribe
The Edge, AKA David Evans, wants to build a little comppound in Malibu,
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on "the most prominent landform along the coast between Topanga Canyon Boulevard and the Ventura County line." "In bringing together the very best environmental, architectural and design principles, the owners have sought to create homes that will both set new standards and withstand the test of time,"
Evans says on the website he created as part of his lobbying effort to move this project through. (Turn your sound on for the video.)
"Unfortunately, it is impossible to construct the five homes strung over a mile of ridgeline and 7,800 feet of water main without resulting in unavoidable significant adverse visual and ecological impacts," writes Ronald P. Schafer, the President of the quasi-public Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
A number of local residents are wondering how building 5 houses on a high ridgeline this close to the ocean could be considered the "right thing to do" by someone with such a progressive cred. The Malibu Times.
puts us right on this. "However, U2 is known mostly for human rights issues and not environmental causes."