This article looks at what the urban heat island effect is and what landscape architects can do to combat it.
This document presents the mitigation study for the CBD area of Darwin, performed by the High Performance Architecture Group of UNSW, Faculty of Built Environment.The first part of the report includes the methods and the results of the terrestrial and aerial monitoring campaign, the evaluation...
Delivering urban resilience: Costs and benefits of city-wide adoption of smart surfaces across Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and El Paso
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the costs and benefits of applying a set of smart surface solutions1 , including cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV, and permeable and reflective pavements and road surfaces across three cities: El Paso, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The...