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W5 sustainability mc farlane jb

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W5 sustainability mc farlane jb

  1. 1. Design CourseSustainable Practices05.12.2010Neil McFarlane
  2. 2. Design Course Sustainable Practices What is Sustainability?
  3. 3. Design Course Sustainable PracticesFocus areas • Reduce and reuse materials • Renewable energy sources • Stormwater treatment • Green landscaping • Reducing emissions
  4. 4. Design Course Sustainable Practices• Recycled tires to insulate sound walls• Reuse of concrete and asphalt as road and trackway base material
  5. 5. Design Course Sustainable PracticesBuilding demolitionRepurposed for:• Public art• Paving materials• Planters, benches• Bollards
  6. 6. Design Course Sustainable Practices• Solar-powered Renewable energy public art• Solar water heating• South Terminus
  7. 7. Design Course Sustainable Practices Stormwater management
  8. 8. Design Course Sustainable Practices Green landscaping
  9. 9. Design Course Sustainable PracticesFuture areas of exploration• Energy• Water• Materials• Habitat• Expand bike connectivity
  10. 10. Design Course Sustainable Practices
  11. 11. Design Course Sustainable Practices• Low cost• Humped tracks• Efficient turning radii
  12. 12. Design Course Sustainable Practices
  13. 13. Design Course Sustainable Practices
  14. 14. Design Course Sustainable Practices• High traffic• Low maintenance• Long operational life
  15. 15. Design Course Sustainable Practices
  16. 16. Design Course Sustainable Practices
  17. 17. Design Course Sustainable Practices Questions?

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