Sustainable Site Design: Criteria, Process, and Case Studies by Claudia Dinep

By Claudia Dinep

Sustainable web site layout introduces the middle options of sustainability as utilized to panorama structure. targeting site-scale layout, this booklet presents a local framework for integrating sustainable practices during the layout approach. From panorama research to software and layout improvement, every one layout part is illustrated with specific case reports masking a huge diversity of leading edge equipped panorama architectural initiatives.

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His belief that the same tools people used to disrupt the landscape could also be used to rebuild it is widely cited today (Aldo Leopold Nature Center). In the 1950s, Wisconsin’s intact natural landscape was recognized as a key vacation destination for nearby Chicagoans. Under the Outdoor Resources Action program established in 1961, Wisconsin legislators used conservation easements to acquire land throughout the state to retain the integrity of the state’s natural resources. S. Senator who founded Earth Day in 1970, was a prominent environmental leader of that era in the state.

7 Menomonee Valley Industrial Center, local context (shaded area is within the Milwaukee city limits). 6 Menomonee Valley Industrial Center, state region context. 8. 8 Menomonee Valley Industrial Center, neighborhood context. regional potentials and challenges. That analysis situated the site relative to area history, regional attitudes and ecological health. Following is a description of landscape form, function, and philosophy of this area of Milwaukee that explores the setting and combination of sustainable factors to which the project design uniquely responds.

While the latter is becoming more common—for example, the Acid Mine Drainage in Pennsylvania, Gas Works Park in Washington, and Park Duisburg Nord in Germany—this New Industrial Park program is being envisioned as a way to build in formerly off-limits areas for reasons such as site contamination or sensitive ecological features. New industrial developments are being pressed to provide both economic and environmental benefits to the greater community to stay competitive and ecologically viable. The New Industrial Park provides several functions: It must provide jobs to an area in need of economic opportunities; it must establish a network of green infrastructure; and it must provide community open space linkages and access to nature.

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