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Viewing: PSUS 6223 : Sustainable Communities II: Tools for Assessment and Transformation

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College of Professional Studies
College of Professional Studies (CPS)
PSUS
6223
Sustainable Communities II: Tools for Assessment and Transformation
Sustainable Communities II
Fall 2015
3
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Seminar
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Builds on PSUS 6212 by further detailing the theory and tools relevant to the assessment and transformation of neighborhood and communities. Geospatial analysis explore the fundamental drivers of urban form, advanced transportation systems, theories of change, and various impact assessment tools used to inform policy implementation.
Explain fundamental drivers of urban form. Identify and describe the implications of alternative forms on urban issues including transportation and greenhouse gas emissions Articulate current approaches to characterizing and transforming neighborhoods and communities. Explain theories of changes, including incrementalism, master planning, regionalism, and market transformation. Implement features of widely-used assessment tools including LEED for Neighborhood Development, BREEAM Communities, Enterprise Green Communities, and similar systems around the world.
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