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EcoDistricts:

the building blocks of sustainable cities
rob bennett {EcoDistricts}
green cities: from path breaking to mainstream
4
“Cities are not about the perfect
vision, they are not about a singular
idea. They are about a collision of all
kinds of i...
Neighborhood sustainability
requires new forms of
leadership and a willingness
for actionable collaboration
that endures. ...
Neighborhoods as Living Labs
Scale
BUILDINGS

DISTRICT

CITY
BROWNFIELD + NEW DEVELOPMENT

CAMPUS

EXISTING NEIGHBORHOOD
Principles
1. Neighborhoods are the building blocks of
sustainable cities
2. Diversity, vibrancy, and love is the currency...
materials
management

habitat +
ecosystem
function

water

energy

access +
mobility

community
identity

health +
well be...
14

•
•
•
•
•

Community based orgs
Developers
Muni policymakers
Utility providers
Designers
Baselining

Impact analysis

Project correlation

Roadmap
3

DISTRICT
PROJECTS

Buildings

Infrastructure Community Action

Catalytic district-scale projects
4

1

DISTRICT
MANAGEMENT

OFFICIAL ECODISTRICT DESIGNATION

3

PDC
CITY OF PORTLAND
FOUNDATIONS
LOCAL SPONSORHIPS

BUSINE...
Scaling EcoDistricts
thank you
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  1. 1. EcoDistricts: the building blocks of sustainable cities rob bennett {EcoDistricts}
  2. 2. green cities: from path breaking to mainstream
  3. 3. 4
  4. 4. “Cities are not about the perfect vision, they are not about a singular idea. They are about a collision of all kinds of incompatible demands” –Sam Jacob, FAT
  5. 5. Neighborhood sustainability requires new forms of leadership and a willingness for actionable collaboration that endures. Period.
  6. 6. Neighborhoods as Living Labs
  7. 7. Scale BUILDINGS DISTRICT CITY
  8. 8. BROWNFIELD + NEW DEVELOPMENT CAMPUS EXISTING NEIGHBORHOOD
  9. 9. Principles 1. Neighborhoods are the building blocks of sustainable cities 2. Diversity, vibrancy, and love is the currency of sustainable neighborhoods 1. Sustainable neighborhoods embrace transparency and inclusion 2. Neighborhood sustainability requires new models for action and power – one based on bringing key stakeholders together to act on collective and self interest 3. Neighbors can manage complex problems and tradeoffs 4. Experimentation and failure is to be embraced
  10. 10. materials management habitat + ecosystem function water energy access + mobility community identity health + well being equitable development Performance Areas
  11. 11. 14 • • • • • Community based orgs Developers Muni policymakers Utility providers Designers
  12. 12. Baselining Impact analysis Project correlation Roadmap
  13. 13. 3 DISTRICT PROJECTS Buildings Infrastructure Community Action Catalytic district-scale projects
  14. 14. 4 1 DISTRICT MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL ECODISTRICT DESIGNATION 3 PDC CITY OF PORTLAND FOUNDATIONS LOCAL SPONSORHIPS BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (BID) AND/OR PUBLIC FUNDS RESOURCE CONSUMPTION SURCHARGES (UTILITY BASED) OUTREACH AND ORGANIZING ACTIVITIES ASSESSMENT, ORGANZING, GOAL-SETTING, STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FEASIBILITY STUDIES AND SMALL PROJECT/PROGRAMS SECTOR STRATEGIES FUNDING TOOLS 4 ACTIVITIES 2 5 PARTNERSHIPS WITH UTILITIES AND ENERGY TRUST FEASIBILITY STUDIES AND SMALL PROJECT/PROGRAMS WATER & STORMWATER ECODISTRICT ROADMAP SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT TRANSPORTATION WASTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY RENEWABLE ENERGY 6 PROJECT FINANCE TOOLS AND LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (LIDs) LARGE PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
  15. 15. Scaling EcoDistricts
  16. 16. thank you

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