Urban River Restoration: Bringing Nature Back | 2018

Urban River Restoration: Bringing Nature Back | 2018

Decades of development and pollution have degraded and damaged many river ecosystems. In this whitepaper, IBE fellow Rod Lammers provides an overview of urban river restoration and its benefits, exploring the concepts by analyzing a planned urban river restoration...
Regenerative Practitioner Field Guide | 2018

Regenerative Practitioner Field Guide | 2018

Regenerative development is about building the capacity and capability in people, communities, and other natural systems to renew, evolve, and thrive. A fundamental requirement of this work is that we constantly regenerate our own thinking, comprehension, and...
LENSES: A Guide for Regenerative Dialogue | 2018

LENSES: A Guide for Regenerative Dialogue | 2018

The LENSES (Living Environments in Natural, Social, and Economic Systems) Overview Guide outlines an actionable approach to using the LENSES Framework. It provides the tools and resources you need to lead your organization, community, or project in creating thriving...
Whole School Sustainability Framework | 2014

Whole School Sustainability Framework | 2014

Based on years of research by the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University, The Whole-School Sustainability Framework illustrates how every school can establish the conditions necessary to support their journey toward sustainability across all...
Social Network of Integrative Design | 2015

Social Network of Integrative Design | 2015

The Integrative Design Process (IDP) has the potential to radically change the way that decisions are made in building design and construction and improve project success and efficacy. However, integrative design projects often fail to realize success because optimal...
Urban Biodiversity Systems: A Literature Review | 2016

Urban Biodiversity Systems: A Literature Review | 2016

As the global population shifts towards an increasingly urban matrix, the importance of developing a robust system of biodiversity management on a city scale will continue to grow. Conventional urban design has led to considerable problems with ecological health and...