Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure manages water through natural processes, slowing water so it can be absorbed and filtered on site. These briefs introduce real estate projects and parks incorporating green infrastructure best practices that introduce operational efficiencies, improve the building user experience, enhance aesthetics, and generate opportunities for improved public health, among other benefits.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Rose

The Rose

Residential, Efficient fixtures or irrigation, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Rain gardens, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems, Stormwater vault
Washington, D.C.

The Avenue

The Avenue

Mixed use, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Rainwater cistern, Retention pond or ice rink, Reuse systems
Harris County, Texas

Stonebrook Estates

Stonebrook Estates

Master planned community, Bioretention swales, Detention basin, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Natural drainage system
Houston, Texas

Buffalo Bayou Park

Buffalo Bayou Park

Park, Detention basin, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Retention pond or ice rink
Detroit, Michigan

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

Community facility, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs
Caldwell, Idaho

Indian Creek Daylighting

Indian Creek Daylighting

Park, Bioretention swales, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Permeable pavers
Boise, Idaho

Central Addition LIV District

Central Addition LIV District

District, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Permeable pavers, Renewable & distributed energy, Tree boxes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Penn Park

Penn Park

Park, Bioretention swales, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Monitoring systems, Native plants & trees, Rain gardens, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems
Portland, Oregon

Meier & Frank Delivery Depot

Meier & Frank Delivery Depot

Commercial & office, Bioretention swales, Efficient fixtures or irrigation, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Monitoring systems, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems
Raleigh, North Carolina

Market at Colonnade

Market at Colonnade

Commercial & office, Bioretention swales, Detention basin, Efficient fixtures or irrigation, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Monitoring systems, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems
Seattle, Washington

High Point

High Point

Residential, Bioretention swales, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Natural drainage system, Permeable pavers, Rain gardens, Retention pond or ice rink
Tampa, Florida

Encore!

Encore!

Master planned community, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Native plants & trees, Permeable pavers, Reuse systems, Stormwater vault
Washington, District of Columbia

Canal Park

Canal Park

Park, Bioretention swales, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Rain gardens, Rainwater cistern, Retention pond or ice rink, Reuse systems, Tree boxes
Burbank, California

Burbank Water and Power EcoCampus

Burbank Water and Power EcoCampus

Community facility, Detention basin, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Native plants & trees, Permeable pavers, Reuse systems, Tree boxes
Boston, Massachusetts

Atlantic Wharf

Atlantic Wharf

Mixed use, Efficient fixtures or irrigation, Filtration systems, Green infrastructure & landscape features, Green roofs, Native plants & trees, Rainwater cistern, Reuse systems