The concept of sustainable urban development provides a set of principles that can guide development and redevelopment of the built environment so that the needs of the present generation can be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
“Germany is facing the biggest challenges since the reunification. Hundred thousands of people come to Germany escaping war and violence. Many of these will stay for a long term or permanently…We need residential space, we need to create possibilities for a successful integration, we need spaces of encounter..” (Dr.
Policy Tools for Environmental Management constructs a general framework for analyzing environmental issues, and develops concepts and techniques for managing environmental systems, within the context of environmental planning and policy within sustainable communities.
Water, Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Designing Sustainable Communities
A workshop focusing on collaborative design – involving architects, planners and engineers - of sustainable stormwater solutions that contribute to community development. The project focus of the workshop will be within the Proctor Creek Watershed and the Georgia Tech Campus. The workshop includes invited lectures from Atlanta and nationally, seminars on critical topics, and student collaborative teams doing project designs and presentations.