Cameron Roberts

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How 'Soft Infrastructure,' Like Wetlands and Green Roofs, Could Help Protect NYC from Future Storms

As the climate changes and sea levels rise, cities that were previously thought to be relatively safe are looking more and more vulnerable — just ask …

Green Roofs

Making green roofs greener

Did you know that Toronto is covered in green roofs? Well, it's covered in roofs that were once green. Nobody knows if they still are.<p>This is the …

Green Infrastructure: A Landscape Approach

Green infrastructure is starting to mean different things to different people, said David Rouse, ASLA, a landscape architect and planner at Wallace, …

Saving Native Species with Green Roofs – The Great Energy Challenge Blog

Green roofs have been touted as a means of saving energy, improving water management and expanding natural space within urban environments. Can they also help save native plants? National Geographic grantee Clark DeLong is working to answer that question, particularly with regard to species in the …

With Funding Tight, Cities are Turning to Green Infrastructure

In Puget Sound, one of America’s great estuaries, killer whales, seals, and schools of salmon swim not far from more than 3 million people who live …

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Encourage Green Infrastructure

In many cities, rainfall has become a source of pollution. Every year, an estimated 10 trillion gallons of untreated stormwater washes off paved …

Another Reason to Dislike Huge Suburban Homes: They're Warming the Planet

"You probably don't need a sophisticated climate model to tell you that a compact, car-free apartment in the city has a smaller carbon footprint than …

Disaster Resilience and Recovery Through Land Use Planning

This course focuses on common planning tools and policies for hazard recovery and mitigation. Disaster Resilience is a product of Texas A&M's Hazard …

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Urban Metabolism and the Nature of Sustainable Cities

<b>Stephanie Pincetl</b> is director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA. The Center studies the "urban metabolism" of Los Angeles and other cities. <b>Jon Christensen</b>, a journalist-in-residence at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA, talked with Dr. Pincetl …

Urban Design

Articles about green planning north dakota on Dwell.com - Dwell

Amid the tall grasses and open skies of the Great Plains, forward-thinking urban planning ideas take root in North Dakota.<p>For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a...<p>Design pared to the bone is a high-risk …

North Dakota

The next breakthrough for a bike-friendly world: Protected intersections! (video)

This would encourage so many people to bike...<p>Protected bike lanes are great, and thankfully they are becoming more common. But when you reach an …

Tackling climate change: Copenhagen's sustainable city design

Global warming poses a real threat to cities but planners in the Danish capital are taking visionary steps to ensure its resilience – and success – as far ahead as 2100<p>Visualise the world in 2050: convex streets that collect water from superstorms and pocket parks that absorb heat and can be turned …

Sustainability

Why New Cities Need Sustainable Transport Planning - NewCities

“An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars, rather it’s where even the rich use public transportation.”<p><i>Enrique Penalosa,</i> …

Washington, D.C. Unveils an Ambitious New Sustainability Plan

Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.<p>Earlier this week Washington, D.C. mayor Vincent Gray announced a bold sustainability vision that is as comprehensive and ambitious in its aspirations as any in the country and, frankly, worthy …

New York Building a Floating City in Hudson Yards

<b>Published on</b> December 11th, 2014 | <i>by Stephen Hanley</i><p>0<p>Daniel Burnham, the architect of some of the world’s first skyscrapers, once said “Make no little …

Sustainable Cities Design Academy 13 Washington, DC | October 29-31, 2014 - American Architectural Foundation

The Sustainable Cities Design Academy, a program of the Center for Design & the City at the American Architectural Foundation, convened October …

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