What is it about?

A UK review of six master planned sites, to see if the sustainable construction standard effects how Green Infrastructure (multifunctional landscaping) is designed and constructed.

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Why is it important?

The paper considers how to improve the benefits derived from green infrastructure and improve how it is included throughout a masterplan process.

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This review of six masterplanned sites tries to understand the practical barriers to better design and construction of green infrastructure.

R Callway
University of Reading

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This page is a summary of: Embedding green infrastructure evaluation in neighbourhood masterplans – does BREEAM communities change anything?, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, February 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2018.1563371.
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