National Center for Smart Growth

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The National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) works to advance the notion that research, collaboration, engagement and thoughtful policy development hold the key to a smarter and more sustainable approach to urban and regional development. NCSG is based at the University of Maryland, College Park, housed under the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, with support from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, the School of Public Policy, and the Office of the Provost.

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  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations at Maryland State Parks 

    Jamero, Samantha; Lee, Jihee; Ratliff, Ethan (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2022-01)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce commissioned this final report ...
  • Bioclimatic Design: Research at Assateague State Park 

    Benham, Austin; Bernstein, Ben; Centeno, Cristhy; Dandy, Selina; Defngin, Marcelino; DeGroff, Andrew; DiBella, Nicholas; Edwards, J. Chase; Gursoy, Talha; Habib, Samanty; Haider, Almas; Islam, R. Maisha; Jamero, Samantha; Jenkins, Talisha; Kaku, Upasana; Konan, Yan; Lee, Jihee; Loh, Marco; Long, James; Mencer, Abigail; Mirza, Farasat; Mora, Miguel; Perla, Vincenza; Rangel, Miguel; Register, Austin; Roberts, Lea; Smith, Jamal; Spencer, Abigail; Tram, Judy; Vargas, Daryl; Vazquez, Carlos (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources commissioned this report from the university’s Partnership for Action Learning ...
  • Garrett Park Arboretum Workflow Management 

    Abdulmalek, Aliyah; Hough, Michael; Hurtado, Marzena; Mulugeta, Nur; Shaikh, Samrah (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    In Fall of 2021, our team of five University of Maryland students enrolled in the Capstone Project course (INST490) led by Prof. TJ Rainsford, embarked on the consultancy assignment for the Town of Garrett Park. The focus ...
  • The Sounds of Prince George’s County: An Introduction to Creative Placemaking 

    Kuhlman, Julia (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    The phrase “creative placemaking” is described by the American Planning Association as a set of different but related practices that engage “community members, artists, arts and culture organizations, community developers, ...
  • Mapping Racially Restrictive Housing Covenants in Prince George's County 

    Mohammadi, Justin (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) commissioned this report from the university’s Partnership for Action ...

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