Neighborhood, environment, and water research collaborations for green infrastructure - NEW-GI
NEIGHBORHOOD, ENVIRONMENT AND WATER research collaborations for Green Infrastructure (NEW-GI) links Detroit’s vacant property demolition process with new forms of green infrastructure (GI) designed for both ecological and social benefits. It uses a transdisciplinary design-in-science approach, bringing researchers and practitioners together to develop GI designed to manage stormwater and increase resident well-being where vacant property is changing neighborhoods.
NEW-GI (Neighborhood, Environment, and Water research collaborations for Green Infrastructure) is a transdisciplinary research project that contributes to knowledge about green infrastructure in legacy cities by integrating research about water quality, community well-being, governance and ecological design. Involving community, government and academic collaborators, it produces evidence-based guidance for sustainably managing stormwater in ways that enhance
landscapes and the lives of residents in Detroit and other legacy cities.
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