Sustainable Green Infrastructure Planning and Design
LA 591I/RP 591I Spring 2013 TTh 2:30-3:45 Robert L. Ryan, Professor
- After the StormEPA resource of storm water facts and solutions.
- Green Infrastructure CenterHelps local governments, communities, and regional planning organizations, land trusts and developers evaluate their green infrastructure assets and make plans to conserve them.
- i-TreeState-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools.
- Institute for Sustainable InfrastructureProvides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the community, environmental, and economic benefits of all types and sizes of infrastructure projects.
- Low Impact Development Center (LID)Comprehensive land planning and engineering design approach with a goal of maintaining and enhancing the pre-development hydrologic regime of urban and developing watersheds.
- Rooftops to RiversNovember 2011 report re: how cities incorporate green infrastructure solutions to manage stormwater runoff. Includes 14 case studies from geographically-diverse cities across North America and six actions to maximize green infrastructure investment while benefiting human, environmental and economic health.
- Smart Growth-Smart Energy ToolkitInformation on planning, zoning, subdivision, site design, and building construction techniques with an eye toward environmental, fiscal, social benefits. Produced by Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) of Massachusetts.
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