Master Planning for a Sustainable Campus

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David Reeves, AIA, LEED AP, Design Project Manager, Facilities Design & Construction, UNCG, presentation for UNC Focus Forward April 7, 2010

David Reeves, AIA, LEED AP, Design Project Manager, Facilities Design & Construction, UNCG, presentation for UNC Focus Forward April 7, 2010

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  • 1. Master Planning for a Sustainable Campus
    David W. Reeves, AIA, LEED AP
    Facilities Design and Construction
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Greensboro, NC 27403
    336-334-5269
    http://www.uncg.edu/fpl
  • 2. What is Master Planning for a Sustainable Campus?
    Sustainability: “…meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
    Source: Our Common Future, Brundtland Commission, 1987
  • 3. UNC Sustainability Policy
    Sustainability adopted as a core value: 10/9/09
    Master Planning: “…sustainability principles related to infrastructure, natural resources, site development, and community impact shall be incorporated into comprehensive master plans.”
  • 4. UNC Sustainability Policy
    Design & Construction:
    “…meet statutory energy and water efficiency requirements; deliver energy, water and materials for buildings and grounds that minimize impact and enhance the site; and, provide good indoor environmental quality for occupants.”
  • 5. Sustainable Campus Guidelines
    Plan Sustainable Sites
    Conserve Water
    Conserve Materials and Resources
    Conserve Energy
    Enhance Environmental Quality
  • 6. Plan Sustainable Sites
    Use the most suitable sites available on campus
    Maximize orientation
    Preserve existing green spaces; develop new ones
    Implement storm water management plans
    Incorporate pedestrian friendly campus
    Incorporate alternatives to vehicular transportation
  • 7. Conserve Water
    Reduce water used for landscaping
    Use indigenous plants
    Irrigate only to establish
    Capture rainwater or gray water for reuse
    Reduce consumption inside buildings.
    SB 668 (20% less than code)
    Use LEED Guidelines to reduce potable water consumption
  • 8. Conserve Materials and Resources
    Reuse existing buildings
    Incorporate waste management for new construction & renovations (construction)
    Provide solid waste reduction & recycling programs (operations)
    Use materials with recycled content
  • 9. Enhance Environmental Quality
    Reduce quantity of indoor air contaminates
    Low VOC paints, coatings, carpet & composites
    Design healthy interior spaces for users, support learning & foster research
    SB 668 (30% more efficient for new/20% for renovation)
    Control lighting
    Thermal comfort
    Daylight & views
  • 10. How do we get a Sustainable Campus Master Plan? Have a Planning Process
    Collaborative process with all stakeholders involving students, faculty, staff, neighbors and local government
    Meet University expectations and goals
    Design teams coordinate and lead the sustainable planning process, (e.g. LEED process)
  • 11. Case Study – UNCG Master Plan
    1st Comprehensive Master Plan completed in 1984 by Warnecke
    Master Plan updated in 1995 by Sasaki Associates & MMPA
    Plan updated again in 2001 by Perkins & Will
    2007 Master Plan update completed by Sasaki & BJAC
  • 12. 1995 Existing Campus Plan
    Little implementation of the 1984 Master Plan
    Limited land acquisition has taken place
    College Avenue remains open to vehicular traffic
    Improvements to Spring Garden Street not yet implemented
    Completed sports and recreation facilities
  • 13. 1995 Master Plan Update
    Music School sited at corner of McIver and West Market (“Vision” for Peabody Park)
    Science Building sited
    Closed portion of McIver Street for pedestrians
    Pedestrianization of College Avenue proposed
    Improvements to Spring Garden Street proposed (to reduce “heat island” effect)
  • 14. 2001 Master Plan
    Land acquisition to campus boundaries now complete
    Music Building, Science Building and Baseball Stadium have been completed
    Structured parking completed
    Spring Garden Street improvements completed
    Elliott Center Green proposed to replace surface parking lots
  • 15. 2006 Existing Campus Plan
    College Avenue is now pedestrianized
    Additional structured parking south of Spring Garden
    Housing completed at corner of Aycock and Spring Garden
    Softball complex completed
    Tennis Courts and Recreation Track are completed
  • 16. 2007 Master Plan Goals
    Preserve open and green spaces
    “Sacred spaces” include Peabody Park, Foust Park, Quad, Dining Hall Commons and EUC Green
    Other green spaces include athletic fields and the golf practice area
    Need to improve use and feel of open spaces including EUC Green and golf practice area
  • 17. 2007 Master Plan Goals
    Preserve character-defining and historic buildings (Quad, Foust Building and others)
  • 18. 2007 Master Plan Goals
    Preserve and renovate existing buildings (Quad & Dining Hall)
  • 19. 2007 Master Plan Goals
    Focus on more pedestrian-friendly core campus & promote alternative modes of transportation to/from campus
  • 20. 2007 Master Plan – Elements of Sustainable Campus Planning
    Preserve open and green spaces
    Preserve and renovate existing buildings (Quad & Dining Hall)
    Recognition of a need to move to more dense, vertical campus
    Focus on infill development (conversion of existing parking lots or existing buildings)
    Focus on more pedestrian-friendly core campus & promote alternative modes of transportation
    Proposed development south of the railway on other urban sites
  • 21. Summary
    Plan sustainable sites
    Conserve Water (interior and exterior)
    Conserve Materials and Resources (construction and operations)
    Conserve Energy
    Enhance Environmental Quality to promote living, learning and research
  • 22. Questions?
    David Reeves
    dwreeves@uncg.edu
    For Additional Information and to review the UNCG Campus Master Plan:
    http://www.uncg.edu/fpl/CampusMasterPlan
  • 23. Master Planning for a Sustainable Campus
    Thank You!
    Facilities Design and Construction
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    http://www.uncg.edu/fpl