Infrastructure systems weave the fabric on which society is organized and operates. Particularly in urbanizing regions, planning, developing and managing for greater sustainability, resilience, and economic competitiveness means reconceptualizing infrastructure. CLiGS is dedicated to building and sharing knowledge around the advancement of infrastructure systems that support sustainable forms of development. CLiGS’ work focuses on issues including green and ecological infrastructure innovations, collaborative processes for developing community-scale energy plans, watershed-scale planning and management, and leadership for urban sustainability.
- US Forest Service supported a project on mapping the institutional landscape of green infrastructure in the US
- Dominion Energy grant to support green infrastructure education programs
- GreeningtheGray.org – clearing house for green infrastructure info
- Partnership with Gauteng City-Region Observatory to explore green infrastructure solutions for Johannesburg region
- Partnership with National Association of Regional Councils examining the processes and best practices for planning and implementing multifunctional green infrastructure in the US
- XMNR examination of Arlington Community Energy Plan
- Blog Post – Climate Change: A Call to Action for Engineering & Design Professionals