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Reviving Community Rail for a Sustainable Fraser Valley By Master of Urban Design 2019
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A visioning by the UBC Master of Urban Design Class of 2019 set out to organize affordable housing and mobility around the B.C Electric Interurban Rail Line in Fraser Valley. The results are bold and... More > practical. We ask students to add 500,000 dwelling units within a ten minute walk of this rail line, and add an equal number of job sites as well. We asked them to provide a variety of home types to support housing affordability for different family types. We asked them to create urban amenities and to protect and connect natural systems. And we asked them to do this largely within the existing urban footprint of these communities, protecting and enhancing existing productive agricultural lands.< Less
Reviving Community Rail for a Sustainable Fraser Valley By UBC Master of Urban Design
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A visioning by the UBC Master of Urban Design Class of 2019 set out to organize affordable housing and mobility around the B.C Electric Interurban Rail Line in Fraser Valley. The results are bold and... More > practical. We ask students to add 500,000 dwelling units within a ten minute walk of this rail line, and add an equal number of job sites as well. We asked them to provide a variety of home types to support housing affordability for different family types. We asked them to create urban amenities and to protect and connect natural systems. And we asked them to do this largely within the existing urban footprint of these communities, protecting and enhancing existing productive agricultural lands.< Less
The Green Innovator - Sustainable Community Planning By Christopher Kennedy
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A NEW WAY OF SEEING THE WORLD. The Green Innovator™ -Sustainable Community Planning is a primer on green building, and urban design techniques with a sustainable focus. The Green... More > Innovator™ high school program/curriculum explores the process of innovation through sustainable design and manufacturing. It helps teachers facilitate a new dialogue with students. It 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. OTHER MODULES: Design for the Environment, Sustainable Mobility, Green Product Design, as well as the entire series in one book The Green Innovator™ - Design for Sustainability.< Less
The Macrocosm for Autocatalytic Communities By University of Kentucky College of Design
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A guide for understanding, creating and maintaining sustainable communities.
The Macrocosm for Autocatalytic Communities By University of Kentucky College of Design
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A guide for understanding, creating and maintaining sustainable communities.
Implementing Passive Design Strategies in Housing Development Communities By Casey Nash
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This research explores the possibilities available to Floridian homeowners of mass produced houses to make the house more energy efficient through passive design strategies and material choices.... More > During the housing boom, developers mass produced homes with poor quality products and craftsmanship. Few, if any, take into consideration site placement of the resident, passive design strategies, or the use of sustainable materials. This research focuses on how one could implement passive design components with sustainable materials on a residential project; either a single residential condition or a developer’s community. The concluding finding can then be applied to already existing houses and also be shared with home builders to incorporate into future home construction projects.< Less
Holistic Community By Nick Alexander
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A graduate architecture thesis that explores the urban ecovillage and investigates the reconnection of a community with its basic needs, primarily focusing on food growth in an urban setting
Holistic Community By Nick Alexander
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A graduate architecture thesis that explores the urban ecovillage and investigates the reconnection of a community with its basic needs, primarily focusing on food growth in an urban setting
Self-Sustaining Architecture By Kristin Rhodes
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How can an architect enter into a developing community and design well so that when the architect leaves, the project and community remain self-sustaining? This book documents the exploration of my... More > senior architecture thesis on self-sustaining architecture. I designed rainwater catchment structures that not only meet the fundamental need of water in the community, but also generate community and attract local businesses. The book includes two parts: my thesis prep and research as well as my design process and final design.< Less
Self-Sustaining Architecture By Kristin Rhodes
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How can an architect enter into a developing community and design well so that when the architect leaves, the project and community remain self-sustaining? This book documents the exploration of my... More > senior architecture thesis on self-sustaining architecture. I designed rainwater catchment structures that not only meet the fundamental need of water in the community, but also generate community and attract local businesses. The book includes two parts: my thesis prep and research as well as my design process and final design.< Less

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