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Durbin Estate Features


Sustainable Sites (Physical Features)

What is a Sustainable Site?

The Sustainable Sites Initiative

The Green Civil Engineer: Sustainable Site Planning Basics

EPA Greenscapes: Building Sustainable Sites from the Ground Up

Portland Bureau of Environmental Services: Sustainable Approach to Stormwater Management

What is Green Infrastructure?

Green Infrastructure (EPA)

Green Infrastructure (The Conservation Fund)

Green Infrastructure: Smart Conservation for the 21st Century (The Conservation Fund)

Green Infrastructure (Metropolitan Sewer District)

The Kentucky Green Infrastructure Action Plan for Stormwater & Wet Weather Sewage Management

Green Infrastucture Benefits and Practices Grid

What is Low Impact Development (LID)?

NC LID Group

Low Impact Development site

North Carolina Low Impact Development Certification

Bluegrass PRIDE "Gray to Green site - Kentucky resource for Low Impact Development

University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center, 2007 Annual Report  - research-based cost and efficiency data

What are some green infrastructure features at Durbin?

Porous Asphalt in Parking Areas

Bioswales/Vegetated Swales

What is a Rain Garden?

Rain Barrels (Sustainable Landscaping)

Cisterns to Collect Non-Potable Water for Domestic Use

Sustainable Communities

What are Sustainable Communities?

Sustainable Communities Online

Partnership for Sustainable Communities

Sustainable Housing and Communities (U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)

Institute for Sustainable Communities

Roles of Streets

What is Light Imprint Development?

Light Imprint Handbook

Light Imprint: Integrating Sustainability with New Urbanism

Role of streets

Sustainable Complete Streets

Sustainable Streets (U.S. Department of Transportation)

Light Imprint for Sustainability & Community Design

What is Co-housing?

The Cohousing Association of the United States

The Cohousing Concept: The Oshara Model on Blip

Partnerships for Affordable Cohousing

What are Passive Houses?

Passive House Institute US

Passive House Video Tour

Passive House Principles


clearing drain bed


new drain bed


rock drainage bed

                       New Injection Well

 injection well

ripple drainage bed

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