Siting Urban Agriculture as a Green Infrastructure Strategy for Land Use Planning in Austin, TX
作者: Charles M. Rogers and Colleen C. Hiner
刊名: Challenges in Sustainability, 2016, Vol.4 (1)
来源数据库: Librello Publishing
DOI: 10.12924/cis2016.04010039
关键词: GISGreen infrastructureUrban agricultureUrban planningWatershed protection
原始语种摘要: Green infrastructure refers to a type of land use design that mimics the natural water cycle by using the infiltration capacities of vegetation, soils, and other natural processes to mitigate stormwater runoff. As a multifunctional landscape, urban agriculture should be seen as a highly beneficial tool for urban planning not only because of its ability to function as a green stormwater management strategy, but also due to the multiple social and environmental benefits it provides. In 2012, the city of Austin adopted a major planning approach titled the “Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan” (IACP) outlining the city’s vision for future growth and land use up to 2039. The plan explicitly addresses the adoption of green infrastructure as a target for future land use with urban agriculture as a...
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  • infrastructure 下层构造
  • Austin 奥斯体
  • TX 
  • community 群落
  • urban 城市
  • planning 计划
  • integration 集成
  • vision 视力
  • growth 生长
  • software 软件