GEOG 455 Green Infrastructures and Community Networks




This course will examine concepts and practices of green infrastructure development as a key element of sustainable urban planning and climate change adaptation. Students will examine the potential of nature-based design of urban environments through analysis of innovation in water, energy, food, transport, and waste infrastructures from around the world. Geographical aspects of green network development will be emphasized, including attention to scales of implementation, distributional impacts of resource flows, sensitivity to culture and place, and community inclusivity in design, planning and implementation.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

GEOG 455 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements. GEOG 455 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

GEOG 455 is an approved Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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