This course will look at cities that have instituted ecodistricts and green zoning codes. We will compare the initiatives from several such neighborhoods, and look at how they are impacting new and existing development in these areas. The course will be primarily comprised of case studies, and will also highlight the policy decisions and processes involved in the creation of sustainable districts and codes.
- Understand the historic role of Zoning Regulation in the United States & the legal basis by which this power is assigned under the Constitution.
- Compare & contrast the effective implementation of EcoDISTRICT framework and Green Zoning Codes.
- Understand how EcoDISTRICTS & Green Zoning Codes impact new and existing neighborhoods.