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Building Alternatives for Public Projects: A Smart Growth Approach [PDF]
Abstract: In depth review of how communities can develop a process for green building, why traditional buildings and communities consume so much, and case studies showing alternatives to sprawl and environmental degradation.
Source: University of Wisconsin Extension Service

Building America
Abstract: This is a list of all Building America projects in the country.
Source: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Building Better Places to Live, Work and Play [PDF]
Abstract: Homebuilders perspective on smart growth issues, and solutions. Case studies included.
Source: National Association of Home Builders

Cabrini Green
Abstract: Over the years, as violence, gang activity, drugs and physical deterioration plagued Cabrini-Green, this site has become a national symbol for the problems associated with public housing. Today, Cabrini-Green is a high-density combination of high-rise buildings and row houses.
Source: Chicago Housing Authority

Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health [PDF]
Abstract: How land use decisions effect public health.
Source: Sprawl Watch

EPA Science and Technology Center [PDF]
Abstract: This is a checklist of how the Science and Technology Building in Kansas City was rated.
Source: U.S. Green Building Council

Getting to Smart Growth: 100 Policies for Implementation [PDF]
Abstract: To address the gap between recognizing the benefits of Smart Growth and developing and implementing policies to achieve it.
Source: Smart Growth Network

Green Communities
Abstract: A step-by-step guide for planning and implementing sustainable actions.
Source: U.S. EPA Region III

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
Abstract: The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System? is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.
Source: U.S. Green Building Council

Our Built and Natural Environments [PDF]
Abstract: A technical review of the interactions between land use, transportation, and environmental quality.
Source: EPA

Village Homes Development
Abstract: Village Homes is a 68-acre development of single-family homes, apartments, a community center and an office building that features solar construction, natural cooling systems, communal agricultural areas, a natural drainage system and a pedestrian- and bike-friendly layout.
Source: Department of Energy


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