- Minimize urban
- Maintain and restore
- Reduce energy use and emissions associated with transportation
|S1:||Responsible site selection|
|S2:||Create walkable communities and promote resource efficient modes of transportation|
|S3:||Landscape to protect and restore native soils, ecology, and biodiversity|
|S4:||Use microclimate and environmentally responsive site design strategies|
|S5:||Add ecological and economic value to the community|
Publications and Links
Farr, Douglas. Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature. Hoboken: Wiley, 2008.
Franko, Richard et al. Developing sustainable planned communities. Ed. Jo Allen Gause. Washington D.C.: Urban Land Institute, 2007.
Building Better Neighborhoods: Creating Affordable homes and livable communities: a Collaborative Project. St. Paul: Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, 2001.