National Center for Smart Growth

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http://hdl.handle.net/1903/21472

 

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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  • LED Lighting: Carbon Footprint Reduction and Energy Cost Savings at Prince George's County Parks and Recreational Facilities 

    Belanger, Derin; Ghassemi, Parhum; Jefferies, Nina; McClanahan, Matthew; Snider, Alison; Thompson, Jock (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 ...
  • Toward Net Zero: Strategic Integration of Electric Mowers into Landscape Maintenance Operations 

    Azevedo, Danilo; Davis, Tanner; Diaz, Jose; Rotenberg, Nirit; Snyder, Nora; Vogel, Donald; Young, Rosalynd (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 ...
  • Adapting Assateague: Design for Resilient Buildings and Landscapes at Assategue State Park 

    Dibella, Nick; Jamero, Samantha; Lee, Jihee; Konan, Yan (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 ...
  • Comparing objective measures of environmental supports for pedestrian travel in adults 

    Shay, Elizabeth; Rodriguez, Daniel A; Cho, Gihyoug; Clifton, Kelly J; Evenson, Kelly R (Springer Nature, 2009-11-19)
    Evidence is growing that the built environment has the potential to influence walking--both positively and negatively. However, uncertainty remains on the best approaches to representing the pedestrian environment in order ...
  • Engaging High Street, Chestertown MD 

    Fann, Audrey; Martin, Bryn; Moody, Kelsey; Ren, Xiaojin; Savio, Hannah; Stokes, Bridget (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2020)
    Landscape architecture masters students explore the rational site design process at selected project scales with the utilization of GIS as the primary tool. The primary goal of the Chestertown Streetscape Project is to ...

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