RELi is a comprehensive response to the urgent need for resiliency in Design + Planning. Sustaining a reasonable level of safety and quality in our day to day lives now requires that we collectively respond to the weather extremes, economic disruption + resource depletion that are becoming common place globally, regionally, and locally. Resiliency involves... Read more »
The District Department of Environment has taken a proactive stance on climate change and committed to identifying, prioritizing, and addressing the critical needs associated with such. As people who work and live in the greater DC area, we understand firsthand the challenges that the District of Columbia faces responding to climate change.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation and the Georgia Conservancyâ€™s Blueprints for Successful Communities, a state-wide planning initiative, are partnering with the Georgia Tech College of Architecture on the first phase of an exciting long-term project, the Mission Zero Corridor in west Georgia.
The grand avenues that radiate from Detroit’s city center once accommodated the people who lived, worked, and shopped in the area. Over time, they devolved to serve fast-moving cars fleeing the city. Reviving the street life along these avenues could help revive the city. Here is an idea for such a transformation.
Ecoshed planning closes the loop of water and nutrients – the Resource Infinity Loop – by reclaiming wastewater through natural processes and reusing it for urban farming.
This study investigates developments of a closed-loop system that localizes wastewater treatment for food production within urban settings.