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Urban Sustainability Appraisal Tools for Planned Neighborhoods and Landscapes

This course is the third in a four-part series on urban sustainability appraisal tools as collaboration platforms and sustainability accelerators for communities.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (85 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. LEED for Neighborhood Development (17 mins)
  • 3. Interview: Casey Studhalter (12 mins)
  • 4. Enterprise Green Communities (14 mins)
  • 5. Living Community Challenge (15 mins)
  • 6. SITES (12 mins)
  • 7. Interview: Micah Silvey (9 mins)
  • 8. Recap (2 mins)

Course Description

This course is the third in a four-part series on urban sustainability appraisal tools as collaboration platforms and sustainability accelerators for communities. This course covers assessment and rating tools like LEED for Neighborhood Development, Enterprise Green Communities, Living Community Challenge, and SITES. Each of these tools will be examined in terms of topical scope and physical scale of appraisal, appraisal procedures and criteria, cost to use, available user support, tool maturity and market impact, and overall usefulness. At the conclusion of this course, you will be familiar with these characteristics as they relate to planned neighborhood and landscape tool options.

Learn these skills

  • Environmental Planning
  • LEED
  • Resilience Planning
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Design

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.5 AICP CM credits. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.5 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Eliot Allen

Eliot Allen

Eliot Allen, certified, LEED AP-ND, is an urban planner and Principal with Criterion Planners of Portland Oregon. Eliot has supervised certification reviews for over 200 neighborhoods worldwide.

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