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Climbing The Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers And Enablers In Municipal Planning, Elisabeth M. Hamin, Nicole Gurran 2015 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Climbing The Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers And Enablers In Municipal Planning, Elisabeth M. Hamin, Nicole Gurran

Elisabeth M. Hamin

Local municipal governments have a crucial role in helping communities adapt to climate change. Recognizing different levels of climate preparedness, this chapter analyzes what steps communities tend to follow when they move forward on climate adaptation, including prerequisites for planning and the selection of policies. Drawing on content analyses of local climate adaptation plans from the United States (US) and Australia, as well as interviews with municipal planners in both nations, the chapter explores the adaptation policy choices communities are making and explains the range of strategies local governments have used to move forward on a ‘ladder’ of climate adaptation ...


Greening Restaurant Design: A Study Of The Implementation Of Leed Certification In Restaurant Design, Shelly Schmidt 2015 University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Greening Restaurant Design: A Study Of The Implementation Of Leed Certification In Restaurant Design, Shelly Schmidt

Interior Design Program: Theses

With a significant amount of interest in sustainability and green design in the commercial industry, this thesis examined the effects of the implementation of LEED certification specifically within the built environment of restaurants. Being one of the largest energy consumers and waste producers in the commercial retail industry, restaurant stakeholders have a social responsibility to safeguard the environment from such detriments imposed upon by the daily operations of their business. Yet, few owners have chosen to implement green practices or sustainable features into the design of their restaurant.

Case study comparisons of six restaurants, three LEED certified and three non-LEED ...


Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel G. Leiner Mr. 2015 Run At Space Productions

Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel G. Leiner Mr.

Gabriel Leiner

Identifying a suitable parcel for a large scale professional football stadium in the greater Los Angeles, CA area, which does not conflict with current uses, environmental protection codes, or airspace rights, and also has adequate transportation access and nearby populated neighborhoods.


Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D. 2015 Texas Southern University

Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D.

Anthony M Rodriguez Ph.D.

The presentation is an aspect of an ongoing study that demonstrates and maps the urban forest values. Using ARCGIS the paper will model social change and the potential for expanding or not the natural environment focusing on the values and the projected change based on the sectors position in reference to sustainability and more specifically the urban forest as an artifact to foster positive spatial change.


Conformity Of House Physical Condition And Socio-Economic Mobility In Post Disaster Resettlement, Anggraeni Puspitaningtyas, Happy R. Santosa, V. Totok Noerwasito 2015 SelectedWorks

Conformity Of House Physical Condition And Socio-Economic Mobility In Post Disaster Resettlement, Anggraeni Puspitaningtyas, Happy R. Santosa, V. Totok Noerwasito

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Mudflow disaster damage job opportunity, disrupt social life and settlement, thus requiring resettlement. Need to understand whether physical condition of resettlement is in accordance with background and housing preference of victim, due to significant differences of housing design. Aspects studied were characteristic of resettlement, physical condition of house and socio-economic mobility. Research was done using qualitative method. Technique of data collection was used retrospective interviews and observation. This research result indicates that most participants experienced conformity in house physical condition and socioeconomic mobility. Reason of unconformity condition is housing facility which has not meet housing standard.


2015 Interior Design Emerging Program, Florida International University 2015 Florida International University

2015 Interior Design Emerging Program, Florida International University

Interior Design Symposium: Fostering Identity, Diversity, & Connectivity

No abstract provided.


Housing In Zurich, Switzerland, Edward Asfour 2015 Syracuse University

Housing In Zurich, Switzerland, Edward Asfour

Architecture Senior Theses

Housing in Zurich, Switzerland

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Thesis Board By D. Kocieniewski, D. Kocieniewski 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By D. Kocieniewski, D. Kocieniewski

Architecture Senior Theses

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Whitney Museum Addition, Tobias Gabranski 2015 Syracuse University

Whitney Museum Addition, Tobias Gabranski

Architecture Senior Theses

Whitney Museum Addition in New York City.

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Student/Artist Housing, Jeanne Stoney 2015 Syracuse University

Student/Artist Housing, Jeanne Stoney

Architecture Senior Theses

Student/Artist Housing in Washington, DC.

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Theater-Hotel Complex In Albany, Ny, Joseph Galea 2015 Syracuse University

Theater-Hotel Complex In Albany, Ny, Joseph Galea

Architecture Senior Theses

A theater-hotel complex in Albany, NY.

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Complete Streets At Calpoly San Luis Obispo, William W. Riggs, Jana Schwartz 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Complete Streets At Calpoly San Luis Obispo, William W. Riggs, Jana Schwartz

William W. Riggs

A synthesis of work completed by CRP 470 / 425, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning students this project evaluated bicycle and pedestrian transportation at CalPoly, San Luis Obispo. Focusing on the south campus area with a goal of mitigating impacts of increasing housing development in the area the project involved: 1) data collection and field work; 2) analysis of trends; and 3) proposed treatments to improve circulation, safety and active transportation.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Thesis Board, Britton Award Winner


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Thesis Board; Britton Award Winner.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Thesis board; Britton Award winner.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Thesis Board, Britton Award Winner.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Photographs of site model.

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown 2015 Syracuse University

Thesis Board By Unknown, Unknown

Architecture Senior Theses

Britton Award Winner, Thesis Board.


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