Site features information of green infrastructure: policy, benefits, resources, articles, tools, case studies of innovative projects and programs around the country, funding information, partnership contacts and performance data including reports, publication, predictive models and calculators.
Resource library of publicly available sustainability materials including topics on the following: built environment, energy, mobility, social sustainability, waste and water management.
The purpose of this site is to inform and inspire individuals and organizations--both within and outside City government--to take actions that help make Seattle a model of healthy, ecologically sustainable urban living.
Sustainability approaches searchable regionally within Cascadia (British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, Washington) or by topics including (sprawl and transportation, energy and climate, pollution and toxics, forests and wildlife, human health, population, economy, green taxes.
This research lab focuses on assessing the environmental implications of alternative urban development patterns including human and natural systems, human health and oceans, land change cover models and landscape patterns, using GIS and remote sensing techniques.
The Urban Form Lab (UFL) is a research center at the College of Built Environments focused on urban morphology including relationships between transportation and urban form, and between physical activity (walking and biking) and environments, land supply monitoring for infill and redevelopment, compact development patterns in suburban areas, the development of housing typologies.
This department features Master and Bachelor degree programs focused on urban ecological design including research and studio projects on ecological infrastructure, culturally-based place-making, design for ecological literacy and human and environmental health.
The integrated Design Lab (iDL) is an extension of the University of Washinginton's College of Built Environments. The iDL assists design teams on how to design, construct and operate healthier, productive and energy efficient buildings. The Seattle Daylighting Lab is part of the iDL