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Green Infrastructure in Calgary's Mobility Corridors By Design Center for Sustainability
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This research report proposes green infrastructure principles and strategies for maximizing environmental benefits and mitigating roadway impacts in mobility corridors in Calgary, Canada.
Green Infrastructure in Calgary's Mobility Corridors By Design Center for Sustainability
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This research report proposes green infrastructure principles and strategies for maximizing environmental benefits and mitigating roadway impacts in mobility corridors in Calgary, Canada.
Kigali Urban Sustainability: Zoning and Green Infrastructure Study By Carnegie Mellon Master of Urban Design Program
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A summary work by Master of Urban Design students at Carnegie Mellon University in the summer of 2013. Focused on the Rwandan city of Kigali, this study makes recommendations for sustainable... More > development by simulating the effects of recently planning and zoning on future development and then benchmarking these scenarios against a proposed set of urban sustainability metrics.< Less
Sustainable Infrastructure System Modeling under Uncertainties and Dynamics By Yongxi Huang
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Infrastructure systems support human activities in transportation, communication, water use, and energy supply. The dissertation research focuses on critical transportation infrastructure and... More > renewable energy infrastructure systems. The goal of the research efforts is to improve the sustainability of the infrastructure systems, with an emphasis on economic viability, system reliability and robustness, and environmental impacts.< Less
Sustainable Infrastructure System Modeling under Uncertainties and Dynamics By Yongxi Huang
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Infrastructure systems support human activities in transportation, communication, water use, and energy supply. The dissertation research focuses on critical transportation infrastructure and... More > renewable energy infrastructure systems. The goal of the research efforts is to improve the sustainability of the infrastructure systems, with an emphasis on economic viability, system reliability and robustness, and environmental impacts.< Less
Infrastructural Ecologies for Fouché, Haiti By Hillary Brown
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How might a small Haitian village lacking basic power, sanitation, waste collection and a limited water supply, achieve a measure of infrastructural self-sufficiency? What means might be developed to... More > provide these basic services relying primarily on local natural resources? Could these services create local jobs? This was the problem statement set out for the farming settlement of Fouché, a hamlet spread out along a main road running through Les Palmes district in the central/SW region of Haiti. Fouché lies on the coast about 10 miles west from Léogâne, the epicenter of the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake. Infrastructural Ecologies for Fouché, Haiti adopts a multi-objective, holistic design approach reliant on an integrated planning process. Exchanges across the sectors of agriculture, water, energy and waste “close the loops” of energy and resource flows. Editors: Hillary Brown, Alvaro Munoz Hansen, & Arthur Getman< Less
Pro-Active Adaptation: Improving Infrastructure By Andy Brandt
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How we build is dictated by how we move. In America, the personal automobile controls architecture. This book is a masters thesis in architecture that looks at the cultural, economical, and... More > environmental impact cars have in our country. These problems can be solved, as long as we adapt pro-actively to our changing world.< Less
Pro-Active Adaptation: Improving Infrastructure By Andy Brandt
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How we build is dictated by how we move. In America, the personal automobile controls architecture. This book is a masters thesis in architecture that looks at the cultural, economical, and... More > environmental impact cars have in our country. These problems can be solved, as long as we adapt pro-actively to our changing world.< Less
The Green Innovator - Sustainable Mobility By Christopher Kennedy
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A NEW WAY OF SEEING THE WORLD. The Green Innovator™ -Sustainable Mobility involves aspects of sustainability as it relates to issues of mobility, design, manufacturing, infrastructure and... More > fuels: solar and biofuels for automobiles are discussed. The Green Innovator™ high school program/ curriculum explores the process of innovation through sustainable design and manufacturing. It helps teachers facilitate a new dialogue with students; provides students with unique tools and strategies for thinking critically about innovative solutions to the environmental challenges that face their local communities and the world. It facilitates applied learning by introducing students to the concept of systems thinking; considering the relationships and connections between what we design and use every day and the impact this use has on our shared home, Earth. Support for teachers is ongoing. SEE OTHER MODULES in The Green Innovator™ Series- Design for the Environment, Community Planning, Green Product Design< Less
Re-Envisioning Urban Stormwater Infrastructure: the physical, spiritual, & intellectual By Shannon Eldredge
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A Master's Thesis Project documenting sustainable stormwater case studies across the Pacific Northwest and promoting innovative urban stormwater design guidelines.