Green Futures Design and Research Lab
Education

Through lectures series, classes, publications, and community outreach, the Green Futures Lab provides a wide variety of educational services.


Floating Wetlands

Floating Wetlands

Floating Wetlands

The GFL and students from the UW College of Built Environments conducted research on floating wetlands and designed and constructed floating wetland prototypes.

Open Space Seattle 2100

Open Space Seattle 2100

Open Space Seattle 2100

Over 300 citizens and leaders from civic, environmental, business, and community groups created a comprehensive green infrastructure network plan to guide Seattle’s urban development over the next 100 years.

Public Spaces | Public Life Studios

Public Spaces | Public Life Studios

Public Spaces | Public Life Studios

The Public Spaces Public Life studio combines international study experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration on local projects in order to develop planning and design solutions for Seattle’s public realm.

Re-Imagining Seattle Streets

Re-Imagining Seattle Streets

Re-Imagining Seattle Streets

Students, government and the community designed prototypical “green street” edges to address bicycle and pedestrian opportunities, community space, stormwater control, water conservation and connected habitat.

Global Green Lecture Series

Global Green Lecture Series

Global Green Lecture Series

A lecture/panel series showcasing Sustainable Planning and Design in the Pacific Northwest and Denmark.

Porous Public Space

Porous Public Space

Porous Public Space

How can design help us to regard stormwater as a resource rather than waste?