Innovation in Simplified Green Infrastructure Design Criteria
Standard depth criteria for green infrastructure can leave the designer confused and often lead to an approach that is a mash-up of several approaches that defy logic and are hard to apply. However, if the depth criteria are reinterpreted in terms of ability of capture an annual percent of rainfall, then possibilities open up for a far more natural and staged approach to site design or retrofit. When this approach is taken, then a target land-use goal can also be established, giving a visual idea of what is acceptable. The approach is applied to Nashville, the first city in the state of Tennessee to adopt such criteria.
- Track: GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
- Session : G62
Speaker: Andrew Reese, Sara Johnson
Andrew Reese, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure, Nashville, TN
Sara Johnson, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure, Nashville, TN