Green Infrastructure (PAS 571)

A Landscape Approach

By David Rouse, Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

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From the beginning, the landscape has determined where and how people live. Over time, people embellished the natural landscape with an infrastructure of roads, aqueducts, bridges, ports, power plants, and more. Now communities are turning their attention to the central planning challenge of our time: sustainability. And they are discovering, or rediscovering, the benefits of green infrastructu...

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Page Count
144
Date Published
Jan. 1, 2013
ISBN
978-1-611900-62-0
Format
Paperback
Publisher
APA Planning Advisory Service

About the Authors

David Rouse

Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Landscape Planning, Design, and Green Infrastructure
Historic Antecedents
Definitions of Landscape and Green Infrastructure
Key Concepts

Chapter 3: Green Infrastructure in Practice
Planning and Design Principles
Planning and Design Applications
Planning and Green Infrastructure
Landscape Architecture and Green Infrastructure
Conclusion

Chapter 4: Case Studies
Cleveland / Northeast Ohio
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Lancaster, Pennyslvania
Lenexa, Kansas
North Texas
Onondaga County, New York
Philadelphia
Seattle
Floyds Fork Greenway, Louisville, Kentucky
Los Angeles River Revitalization
Menomonee Valley Redevelopment and Community Park, Milwaukee
Railroad Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Appendix: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Ordinances and Codes

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