A Design Manual for Urban Areas
Low Impact Development
Item #: 6078
Author: UA Community Design Center
Book Type: Softcover
Landscapes, cities, and buildings will be tasked with delivering ecological services that enhance environmental capital, including key services from ecologically-based stormwater management:
clean water supply,
and disturbance regulation.
"Beautifully composed and very accessibly written. Clear, brilliant, attractive, useful, and pertinent. All young people should read this, boy does it communicate" - ASLA Professional Awards Jury
Low Impact Development: A Design Manual for Urban Areas is designed for those involved in urban property development, from homeowners, to institutions, developers, designers, cities, and regional authorities. The manual presents a graphic argument, illustrating the application of ecologically-based stormwater treatment technologies in urban contexts. The manualís unique contribution is its advancement of LID from a set of suburban lot-based technologies to a distributed urban treatment network deployed at neighborhood, municipal, and regional scales.