GROWING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE:
    how to create high-performance
      landscapes and healthy cities




    Nate Cormier,...
GI layers and elements




1. WHAT IS GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE?
Introduction




what is green infrastructure?
Introduction




                                +




nature provides valuable ecological services for urban environments
Introduction
                                                      King County Greenprint




Open Space Seattle 2100




...
Minneapolis’s Grand Rounds


                            Introduction




Boston’s Emerald Necklace

                    g...
Introduction


Mercer Slough Wetlands,
Bellevue, Washington




                                                          ...
Introduction


Jamison Square, Portland, Oregon




                                                            Beaver Lak...
Introduction




green infrastructure can also address urban challenges
Forms are patterns




  “the forms we conceive are really patterns, and patterns are the
configuration of relationships b...
GI layers and elements




2. ELEMENTS OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
layers


     High Point housing
redevelopment, Seattle




                     Looking at any community…
layers




we can map its green infrastructure.
layers
          mobility




            water




       community




           habitat




Peeling apart a series of ...
Table of Elements




reveals a table of green infrastructure elements.
Table of Elements




green infrastructure elements: habitat
Mercer Slough Wetland,

           Element: urban wild
  Bellevue, Washington
Olympic Sculpture Park

                   Element: shoreline
Shoreline Restoration,
Seattle, Washington
Table of Elements




green infrastructure elements: community
Element: community garden




                           Oxbow Park,
                   Seattle, Washington
Element: streetside garden




            2716 39th Ave. SW,
          Seattle, Washington
Table of Elements




green infrastructure elements: water
Rain garden
Glencoe Elementary School, Portland, Oregon
Glencoe Elementary School, Portland, Oregon
Oxbow Park, Seattle, Washington
Maple Valley Library, Maple Valley, Washington
Denny Park Apartments, Seattle, Washington
Denny Park Apartments, Seattle, Washington
Liberty Center Parking Garage, Portland, Oregon
New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon
SW 12th Avenue, Portland, Oregon
SW 12th Avenue, Portland, Oregon
Element: Bioswale
New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Portland, Oregon
East Esplanade Park, Portland, Oregon
High Point, Seattle, Washington
High Point, Seattle, Washington
High Point, Seattle, Washington
High Point, Seattle, Washington
3


                         2

                             Cascading
                  1          Channel
Rain Garden


...
Kitsap Administration Building, Bremerton, Washington
Thornton Creek Water Quality Channel, Seattle, Washington
“Swale on Yale,” Seattle, Washington
Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
High Point, Seattle, Washington
Multnomah County Building, Portland. Oregon
Multnomah County Building, Portland. Oregon
Seattle Municipal Courthouse and City Hall, Seattle, Washington
Colman Center, Seattle, Washington
Colman Center, Seattle, Washington
Oxbow Park, Seattle, Washington
Element: cistern
Growing Vine Street, Seattle, Washington
Growing Vine Street, Seattle, Washington
Cascade Community Center, Seattle, Washington
Table of Elements




green infrastructure elements: mobility
Chief Sealth Trail, Seattle, Washington
Element: complete street




               assorted complete streets
Yale Avenue Campus, Seattle, Washington
layers




integrated systems form of a green infrastructure network
GI APPS




3. CREATING A GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN
1) educate the public




              Mark Childs, Designing Compelling Public Places

         Mike Houck, Creating Liv...
1) educate the public




                                  from the Cascade Agenda by the
                               ...
2) choose your units




                what will be your planning unit?
2) choose your units




                       what is the scale?
2) choose your units




                  corridors can have units too
3) discover the anatomy of the landscape

OSS2100 Technical Panels: Development, Biodiversity, Waters of Puget Sound,
  Fu...
4) develop a long-term vision




      OSS2100 Green Futures Charrette: 350 people x 3 days
4) develop a long-term vision




           watershed by watershed, system by system
4) develop a long-term vision




               Seattle’s Green Infrastructure Plan
4) develop a long-term vision




           Lake Forest Park’s Green Infrastructure Plan
4) develop a long-term vision




           Lake Forest Park’s Green Infrastructure Plan
5) identify catalytic projects




    LFP Legacy projects to be integrated into comp plan and CIP
5) identify catalytic projects




                 online voting for priority projects
5) identify catalytic projects




                 online voting for priority projects
PROJECT LOCATION:
A2. Town Center                       main hub @ intersection of main Creekways and Arterial Green
     ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
A4. Tolt Pipeline Trail                gateway on the northeast end of Bothell Way Arterial Green
      ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
B2. West Fork Confluence                 hublet at intersection of Lyon Creekway and Ballinger
         ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
C1. Orchard Park                                new park on   35th   Ave. NE in the Lyon Creekway
      ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
D1. Greening Perkins Way                           McAleer Creekway trail on Perkins from Whisper
      ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
D2. 178th Street Gateway                                gateway on   178th   Street Arterial Green Stree...
PROJECT LOCATION:
E1. Greening 158th Street                       pilot Residential Green Street between 33rd and 35th in ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
E3. Greening Brookside School                           schoolyard hublet at the confluence of the
     ...
PROJECT LOCATION:
F4. McAleer Creek Delta                    @ intersection of the McAleer Creekway and the Lakeway
      ...
5) identify catalytic projects




          OSS2100 projects...provocative and inspirational
GI OPPS




4. TOWARDS AN AESTHETIC OF PERFORMANCE
towards an aesthetic of performance




            “form follows function.” –Louis Sullivan
towards an aesthetic of performance




                    Stephen Epler Dormitory, Portland, Oregon
towards an aesthetic of performance
towards an aesthetic of performance




                                 New Seasons Market
                              ...
GI OPPS




5. ESTABLISHING THE NEW NORMAL
establishing the new normal




                   Seattle’s Green Factor
establishing the new normal




               Portland’s Green Streets Program
contact: natec@SvRdesign.com




 join the movement: www.greeninfrastructurewiki.com
Nsc Gi Talk Nov 2007
Nsc Gi Talk Nov 2007
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Nsc Gi Talk Nov 2007

  1. 1. GROWING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE: how to create high-performance landscapes and healthy cities Nate Cormier, ASLA, LEED AP Senior Landscape Architect SvR Design Company
  2. 2. GI layers and elements 1. WHAT IS GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE?
  3. 3. Introduction what is green infrastructure?
  4. 4. Introduction + nature provides valuable ecological services for urban environments
  5. 5. Introduction King County Greenprint Open Space Seattle 2100 green infrastructure is a tapestry of open space in and around a city
  6. 6. Minneapolis’s Grand Rounds Introduction Boston’s Emerald Necklace green infrastructure is not a new idea
  7. 7. Introduction Mercer Slough Wetlands, Bellevue, Washington Mt. Si, North Bend, Washington protected and connected natural habitats are its foundation
  8. 8. Introduction Jamison Square, Portland, Oregon Beaver Lake Park, Sammamish, Washington traditional parks, gardens, and trails link communities to this nature matrix
  9. 9. Introduction green infrastructure can also address urban challenges
  10. 10. Forms are patterns “the forms we conceive are really patterns, and patterns are the configuration of relationships between natural systems…” –David Miller
  11. 11. GI layers and elements 2. ELEMENTS OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
  12. 12. layers High Point housing redevelopment, Seattle Looking at any community…
  13. 13. layers we can map its green infrastructure.
  14. 14. layers mobility water community habitat Peeling apart a series of green infrastructure systems like layers and looking at their constituent parts...
  15. 15. Table of Elements reveals a table of green infrastructure elements.
  16. 16. Table of Elements green infrastructure elements: habitat
  17. 17. Mercer Slough Wetland, Element: urban wild Bellevue, Washington
  18. 18. Olympic Sculpture Park Element: shoreline Shoreline Restoration, Seattle, Washington
  19. 19. Table of Elements green infrastructure elements: community
  20. 20. Element: community garden Oxbow Park, Seattle, Washington
  21. 21. Element: streetside garden 2716 39th Ave. SW, Seattle, Washington
  22. 22. Table of Elements green infrastructure elements: water
  23. 23. Rain garden
  24. 24. Glencoe Elementary School, Portland, Oregon
  25. 25. Glencoe Elementary School, Portland, Oregon
  26. 26. Oxbow Park, Seattle, Washington
  27. 27. Maple Valley Library, Maple Valley, Washington
  28. 28. Denny Park Apartments, Seattle, Washington
  29. 29. Denny Park Apartments, Seattle, Washington
  30. 30. Liberty Center Parking Garage, Portland, Oregon
  31. 31. New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon
  32. 32. SW 12th Avenue, Portland, Oregon
  33. 33. SW 12th Avenue, Portland, Oregon
  34. 34. Element: Bioswale
  35. 35. New Seasons Market, Portland, Oregon
  36. 36. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Portland, Oregon
  37. 37. East Esplanade Park, Portland, Oregon
  38. 38. High Point, Seattle, Washington
  39. 39. High Point, Seattle, Washington
  40. 40. High Point, Seattle, Washington
  41. 41. High Point, Seattle, Washington
  42. 42. 3 2 Cascading 1 Channel Rain Garden Kitsap Administration Building, Bremerton, Washington
  43. 43. Kitsap Administration Building, Bremerton, Washington
  44. 44. Thornton Creek Water Quality Channel, Seattle, Washington
  45. 45. “Swale on Yale,” Seattle, Washington
  46. 46. Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
  47. 47. Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
  48. 48. Meadowbrook Pond, Seattle, Washington
  49. 49. Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
  50. 50. Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
  51. 51. Waterworks Gardens, Renton, Washington
  52. 52. High Point, Seattle, Washington
  53. 53. Multnomah County Building, Portland. Oregon
  54. 54. Multnomah County Building, Portland. Oregon
  55. 55. Seattle Municipal Courthouse and City Hall, Seattle, Washington
  56. 56. Colman Center, Seattle, Washington
  57. 57. Colman Center, Seattle, Washington
  58. 58. Oxbow Park, Seattle, Washington
  59. 59. Element: cistern
  60. 60. Growing Vine Street, Seattle, Washington
  61. 61. Growing Vine Street, Seattle, Washington
  62. 62. Cascade Community Center, Seattle, Washington
  63. 63. Table of Elements green infrastructure elements: mobility
  64. 64. Chief Sealth Trail, Seattle, Washington
  65. 65. Element: complete street assorted complete streets
  66. 66. Yale Avenue Campus, Seattle, Washington
  67. 67. layers integrated systems form of a green infrastructure network
  68. 68. GI APPS 3. CREATING A GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN
  69. 69. 1) educate the public Mark Childs, Designing Compelling Public Places Mike Houck, Creating Livable Cities with Urban Green Space Robert Garcia, The City Project: New Open Spaces for Social Justice in Los Angeles Patrick Condon, Green Urban Infrastructure for the 21st Century OSS2100 included many public lectures, articles, and events LFP Legacy had a Green Infrastructure Festival
  70. 70. 1) educate the public from the Cascade Agenda by the Cascade Land Conservancy Olmsted Brothers plan OSS2100 linked the effort to Seattle’s history and current imperatives around growth, public health, and global warming
  71. 71. 2) choose your units what will be your planning unit?
  72. 72. 2) choose your units what is the scale?
  73. 73. 2) choose your units corridors can have units too
  74. 74. 3) discover the anatomy of the landscape OSS2100 Technical Panels: Development, Biodiversity, Waters of Puget Sound, Future Scenarios, Seattle Parks, Climate Change, Transportation Futures what are your existing green infrastructure elements? what is missing? what would make the system whole?
  75. 75. 4) develop a long-term vision OSS2100 Green Futures Charrette: 350 people x 3 days
  76. 76. 4) develop a long-term vision watershed by watershed, system by system
  77. 77. 4) develop a long-term vision Seattle’s Green Infrastructure Plan
  78. 78. 4) develop a long-term vision Lake Forest Park’s Green Infrastructure Plan
  79. 79. 4) develop a long-term vision Lake Forest Park’s Green Infrastructure Plan
  80. 80. 5) identify catalytic projects LFP Legacy projects to be integrated into comp plan and CIP
  81. 81. 5) identify catalytic projects online voting for priority projects
  82. 82. 5) identify catalytic projects online voting for priority projects
  83. 83. PROJECT LOCATION: A2. Town Center main hub @ intersection of main Creekways and Arterial Green Streets VISIBILITY: high CHALLENGE: high POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • create a wider riparian buffer and remove • use bioswales, green roofs, and other LID fish blockages at 522 and under Town features to manage parking lot run-off Center Mobility • daylight Lyon Creek through the parking lot • improve sidewalks and crosswalks to connect Community neighbors to Town Center • create high-density, mixed-use, transit- • create trail along Lyon Creekway (start of oriented development connection between BG and Interurban) • create a central civic space for community • park & ride facility
  84. 84. PROJECT LOCATION: A4. Tolt Pipeline Trail gateway on the northeast end of Bothell Way Arterial Green Street and the Lakeway VISIBILITY: low CHALLENGE: low POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • restore maintenance-appropriate native • use bioswales, rain gardens, and other LID habitat in pipeline right-of-way features to manage trail run-off Community Mobility • build multi-use trail for bikes and pedestrians
  85. 85. PROJECT LOCATION: B2. West Fork Confluence hublet at intersection of Lyon Creekway and Ballinger Way Arterial Green Street VISIBILITY: high CHALLENGE: medium POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • improve riparian and wetland habitat • use bioswales, rain gardens, and other LID around creek confluence features to manage run-off from Ballinger Way Community Mobility • incentive a market or coffee shop • build part of the trail on the mainstem Lyon destination along Ballinger Way Creekway • redevelop a segment of Ballinger Way as a complete street for bicycles, transit, and pedestrians
  86. 86. PROJECT LOCATION: C1. Orchard Park new park on 35th Ave. NE in the Lyon Creekway VISIBILITY: low CHALLENGE: low POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • improve Lyon Creek riparian habitat • use rain gardens, bioswales, and other LID features to manage run-off from park and Community street • acquire land for park Mobility • create orchard-themed passive open space • build portion of Lyon Creekway trail amenities • improve sidewalks and crosswalks near park
  87. 87. PROJECT LOCATION: D1. Greening Perkins Way McAleer Creekway trail on Perkins from Whisper Confluence to 178th intersection VISIBILITY: high CHALLENGE: medium POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • improve riparian and instream habitat along • use rain gardens, bioswales, and other LID McAleer Creekway features to manage run-off from trail and street Community Mobility • build benches and overlooks for watching and learning the creek • redevelop Perkins as one way with a separate trail (on creek side) for bikes and peds; • build trailhead onto Creekway trail
  88. 88. PROJECT LOCATION: D2. 178th Street Gateway gateway on 178th Street Arterial Green Street VISIBILITY: high CHALLENGE: low POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • improve wetland habitat in the Hillside Creek • use rain gardens, bioswales, and other LID headwaters features to manage run-off from street Community Mobility • build creative gateway elements on 178th • redevelop a segment of the 178th Street Street Arterial Green Street Arterial Green Street as a complete street for bicycles, transit, and pedestrians
  89. 89. PROJECT LOCATION: E1. Greening 158th Street pilot Residential Green Street between 33rd and 35th in the Sheridan Heights neighborhood VISIBILITY: medium CHALLENGE: medium POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • plant native plants for wildlife habitat in LID • use rain gardens, bioswales, and other LID features features to manage run-off from street Community Mobility • use grouped mailboxes to create mini- • meander street to slow traffic gathering places • create trail-like sidewalk
  90. 90. PROJECT LOCATION: E3. Greening Brookside School schoolyard hublet at the confluence of the Brookside and Hillside Creekways VISIBILITY: high CHALLENGE: low POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • improve riparian and wetland habitat at • use green roofs, rain gardens, and other LID confluence features to manage run-off from school Community Mobility • increase environmental and green building • improve safe school walking routes from education neighborhood and from 178th Street Arterial Green Street • build environmental art with kids to inspire stewardship • increase public health and physical activity education
  91. 91. PROJECT LOCATION: F4. McAleer Creek Delta @ intersection of the McAleer Creekway and the Lakeway VISIBILITY: medium CHALLENGE: high POSSIBLE PROJECT ELEMENTS: Habitat Water • restore and enhance Lake Washington • use bioswales, rain gardens, and other LID shoreline features to manage run-off from adjacent roads and residences • create more distributary channels in McAleer Creek Mobility Community • build trail spur between Bothell Way, Burke Gilman trail, and the shoreline • acquire lakeside parcels to increase public access to the shoreline • build park amenities such as picnic shelters and restrooms for shoreline visitors
  92. 92. 5) identify catalytic projects OSS2100 projects...provocative and inspirational
  93. 93. GI OPPS 4. TOWARDS AN AESTHETIC OF PERFORMANCE
  94. 94. towards an aesthetic of performance “form follows function.” –Louis Sullivan
  95. 95. towards an aesthetic of performance Stephen Epler Dormitory, Portland, Oregon
  96. 96. towards an aesthetic of performance
  97. 97. towards an aesthetic of performance New Seasons Market Portland, OR Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR
  98. 98. GI OPPS 5. ESTABLISHING THE NEW NORMAL
  99. 99. establishing the new normal Seattle’s Green Factor
  100. 100. establishing the new normal Portland’s Green Streets Program
  101. 101. contact: natec@SvRdesign.com join the movement: www.greeninfrastructurewiki.com
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