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A consortium of Dutch architects and professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a plan to manage stormwater and promote development in the Meadowlands basin in New Jersey by combining parkland and marshes with a network of berms that also would provide public open spaces, streets, and room for a rapid-transit bus line. (rebuilding by design)Sustainability

Rebuilding by Design: The Art of Resilience

After Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New York Metropolitan Area, an innovative federal program challenged design teams to weave resilience into the urban landscape.

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Policy Perspective: A New Regional Model for Resilience

Through its innovative spirit, Rebuild by Design has established a new governmental tool for promoting resilience and demonstrates that regional concerns should inform development, design, and public policy.

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McGraw Hill and AIA Report on Design-Health Link in Industry

ULI recently supported an effort by the American Institute of Architects and McGraw Hill Construction to take the pulse of key stakeholders that have the ability to influence healthy design, construction, and operation of buildings.

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Study Shows Substantial ROI on EPA’s Brownfield Cleanup Efforts

According to a recent National Bureau of Economic Research paper, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program has largely paid for itself by boosting property values since it was launched in 1995.

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