North Carolina State University’s Dr. Bill Hunt discusses how Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) are the future of stormwater management.
Webinar Recording: The need for Storm Control Measures (SCM) and Low Impact Development (LID)
North Carolina State University’s Dr. Bill Hunt explores SCM and LID approaches from around the world in th...
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Realizing the benefits of largescale property acquisitions to reduce flood risk
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Storms like Irma and Maria expose the cost and vulnerability of diesel-based energy; renewables and battery storage will change the game
The emergence of health-focused rating systems
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The future of resilience and the built environment (Part 1 of 2)
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2018 Stantec Urban Places conferences and speaking engagements