communities

policy/procedures

policy/procedures

guidelines • training • frameworks/certification
collaboration

collaboration

visioning • objectives-setting • design charettes • public consultation • social sustainability • frameworks • valuing diversity
social sustainability

social sustainability

empowerment • engagement • diversity • affordability • flexibility • accessibility
planning

planning

sustainable new urbanism • pedestrian-friendly • high density • diversity of public spaces • linkages to transportation/services • objectives-driven • place-based • integrated
nature

nature

site analysis • protection • erosion control • restoration • regeneration • vegetation • community gardens • indigenous plants • green roofs
energy

energy

renewable • solar • orientation • efficiency
water

water

storm water capture and management • swales • permeable surfaces • bio-filtration • efficiency • beauty/play
waste

waste

composting • diversion • waste water treatment