Trends Shaping Sustainable Land Use in the Next Decade
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The ‘Ecological Cliff’ h@p://livingplaneDundcom.site.securepod.com/it/publ_lpr.aspx
Seismic Human Trajectory h@p://www.peopleandplanet.net/?lid=25993&topic=26&sec+on=33
A Disrupted Industry Do Real Estate? Shape the Built Environment? “..all land and “ manmade improvements surroundings that that are provide the setting immovable” for human activity ” Wikipedia Webster’s Dictionary
“Sustainable development is ajourney, not a destination.”
Sustainability 1.0:1987 – 1995DEFININGü Principles and Pla+tudes ü Theories and White Papers ü The Call to Ac+on
“Sustainable development isdevelopment that meets the needs ofthe present without compromising theability of future generations to meettheir own needs.”Bruntland Commission, 1987
Sustainability 2.0:1996 – 2005ORGANIZINGü Checklists and Ra+ng Methods ü The Arms Race for Bragging Rights ü Technology and Added Cost
RANGE OF ESTIDAMA Envisions Deﬁnes and Measures Informs Conserva9on Development Guidelines Urban Braille + 2030 Plans Roofscapes Guidelines Streetscape Design Development Pearls Design Manual Code System
Obesity and Community FormSource: Centers for Disease Control
Singular Deﬁnition to Integrated Hallmarks Contributes to the environment, region and surrounding communities; Healthy systems, natural and man-made; Inter-generational and demographically diverse; Carbon neutral at a minimum, carbon negative at best; Memorable and enduring quality of place; Evolutionary framework that is ﬂexible and adaptable; Economically successful – both community and enterprise; Evolves governance from the community; Openly shares lessons, so others can build on its success. Source: UrbanGreen for the Urban Land Ins+tute Tradi+on PAS, 2008
“….if we are to remain competitiveinto the 21st century, we must learn tothink in new ways, to ask newquestions, and seek new responses tothe emerging issues that are shapingthe industry.The Ecology of Development, Urban Land Institute 1997
#1:The Value ConundrumIs There Value inSustainability?
“….there has been a Responsibility ValuePremium in ofﬁces, apartments and retailcaused by higher NOIs and/or lower caprates. Higher NOI was from higher rents,occupancy, and/or lower expenses”Gary Pivo | Jeffrey FischerIncome, Value and Returns of Socially Responsible Ofﬁce Properties
Biggest Impediment? No Value Lack of Enterprise Leadership Current Economics of Industry Too Many Conﬂicting Standards Lack of End User PremiumCapital Providers do not Ascribe Value Regulators Make it Too Difﬁcult 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0% Source: UrbanGreen Index V12.1
Why Do It? To Add Value Branding Strategy Motivates our Team Required by Investors Entitlement StrategyRequired by Local Regulations Market Differentiator Improve Performance Add Value 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% Source: UrbanGreen Index V12.1
Why Do It? To Add Value Branding Strategy Motivates our Team Required by Investors Entitlement Strategy Hawaii NationalRequired by Local Regulations Market Differentiator Improve Performance Add Value 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0%
#2: The Regulatory Impediment:How do we MakeRight – Easy?
The Cost of Misaligned Regulations Envisioning En+tlement Execu+on Diminished Sustainability + Increased Costs
Biggest Impediment to Greater Adoption? Lack of Enterprise Leadership Current Economics of Industry Hawaii Too Many Conﬂicting Standards Na+onal Lack of End User Premium Capital Providers do not Ascribe Value Regulators Make it Too Difﬁcult 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0% 35.0% Source:UrbanGreen Index Volume 12.1
New Solutions Requires New Models Source: Roadmap for the Integrated Design Process, BC Green Building Roundtable
#3: The Capital GapIs Reduced Risk in anUncertain FutureWorth Something?
Some Common Themes Now Then Thriving VS. Sustainable Healthy Community VS. Planned Community Climate Adapta+on VS. Climate Change Mobility + Accessibility VS. Level of Service Sharing VS. Owning Facilita+ng VS. Developing
Trend One: Changing How We Think:SharingEverything
Going Beyond the BoxSource: h@p://daily.sightline.org/2009/03/18/char+ng-‐how-‐ci+es-‐are-‐greener/
Sharing Everything – Development Risk HOPE SF Principles: 1. Ensure No Loss of Public Housing 2. Create an Economically Integrated Community 3. Maximize the Creation of New Affordable Housing 4. Involve Residents in the Highest Levels of Participation in Entire Project 5. Provide Economic Opportunities Through the Rebuilding Process 6. Integrate Process with Neighborhood Improvement Revitalization Plans 7. Create Environmentally Sustainable and Accessible Communities 8. Build a Strong Sense of Community.
Image Credit: Bridge Housing – Van Meter Williams Pollack
Measuring Behavior “…. CycleTracks uses smartphone GPS support to record users bicycle trip routes and times, and display maps of their rides, in order to help transportation planners make informed decisions about bicycle use in the community…..” h@p://www.sfcta.org/content/category/12/97/483/
Trend Three: Integrating What We DoSoft + SquishyMatters
“….we are not in the home buildingbusiness, we are in the human habitatbusiness.”John Knott, CEO Noisette
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