Low Impact Development

  • Low Impact Development and its applications

    Low Impact Development and its applications

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  • Low Impact Development (LID): Changing the landscape for the better

    Low Impact Development (LID): Changing the landscape for the better

    See how applying Low Impact Development (LID) designs can benefit developers through economic, esthetic and environmental enhancements.

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  • 7 ways municipalities can overcome barriers to low impact design

    7 ways municipalities can overcome barriers to low impact design

    How cities can use education, planning and cooperation to ensure low impact design guidelines are followed and implemented properly.

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  • How Cool are Cooling Trenches?23:03

    How Cool are Cooling Trenches?

    Stantec has performed continuous temperature monitoring for of cooling trenches to determine what types of designs function, fail, or fizzle out. This presentation examines the results of 15 years of

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  • What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    Did you know that amended soil is a VIP for LID? Here’s a guide to amended soil and its key components

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    A systems-based, interdisciplinary approach to landscape architecture delivers a rich community resource

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  • What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?

    Designing or retrofitting a road? Here are 6 LID and GI practices that can help improve stormwater runoff

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations

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  • Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Safety, resilience, and versatility are all advantages that mass timber can offer compared to steel and concrete

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  • Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    There is a value proposition to retaining environmental features for developers and home buyers—and it’s changed in the last 20 years

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  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • Community Development conferences and speaking engagements

    Community Development conferences and speaking engagements

    Join our experts as they share knowledge at industry events around the world

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  • Creating corridors of opportunity: Urban design for community and economic benefit

    Creating corridors of opportunity: Urban design for community and economic benefit

    Denver’s Brighton Boulevard is a perfect example of turning a traffic-only strip of asphalt into a great urban space

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  • 5 things Ontario developers need to know about Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) requirements

    5 things Ontario developers need to know about Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) requirements

    The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has new rules about low impact development and green infrastructure. Are you prepared?

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    Building reuse brings healthcare closer to the community

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  • Approach to resilient and sustainable stormwater and extreme event management46:50

    Approach to resilient and sustainable stormwater and extreme event management

    From the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Matt Lauffer explains how resilient and sustainable stormwater practices are applied in North Carolina and how extreme weather events are addresse

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  • Stormwater management on streets1:00:30

    Stormwater management on streets

    From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.

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  • Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.

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  • What are Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI)?1:23

    What are Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI)?

    Dr. Bill Hunt and Stantec’s Jennifer Young describe what conservation efforts can manage stormwater runoff.

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  • Why use Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) designs?1:21

    Why use Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) designs?

    Stantec’s Jennifer Young and Dr. Bill Hunt describe how the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is going to require LID and GI designs and why you should care.

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