"green" building, with plants on the roofs and terraces the reduce the reflected heat from the buildings. There are lots of shaded walkways, water features and other amenities in the project.
Urban lifestyle options are relatively new to Scottsdale and metro Phoenix. The Phoenix metro area has the lowest density of any metropolitan area in the country because so much of its growth has been suburban sprawl during the past 50 years. (The Phoenix metro area has grown from 50,000 to more than 4 million since 1940.)
People who live in the Optima Camelview project can walk to Scottsdale Fashion Square just one block away, and dozens of nearby restaurants.