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Class Notes for Environmental Design at University of British Columbia

ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Grid Plan, Hectare, Impervious Surface

Designing an interconnected street system: - Form of the city = predetermining factor - Planners = control over the aspects of the city o Where various part of the city are - Density al...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture 1: Lecture 1

Lecture 1: - 2010: More people live in cities than designated rural areas o This trend increases as we move towards 2050 o BUT: more than 80% of Canadians and Americans live in cities ...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Modal Share

Guest Lecturer: Lon LaClaire Transportation Planning in Vancouver and the need for regional transportation investment - Transportation 2040 o Complex work behind it  Br...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Sustainability, American Planning Association, Health Care Prices In The United States

Guest Lecturer: Economic and Community Development, Potential in Regionalized Food Systems: - Our food system is the foundation of our sustainability o No sustainable food system, no sustainable human...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: David Beers, Urban Design, Clickbait

MIDTERM: 60% on Class lectures 20-30% on the readings (what was the big idea behind….) LECTURE START: David Beers - Social License: o Definition of Media has completely changed over the last 20 yea...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Urban Heat Island, Green Roof, Wildlife Conservation Society

Guest lecturer: Living Roofs: - What is a living roof? o Some look like gardens, others are just grassland o “Living roofs are artificially constructed habitats which enable vegetat...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Portland Streetcar, National City Lines, 5 Minute Walk

Main Questions of the Day: - Why did they build tax lots commercial structures on streetcar arterials: as a way to produce revenue while waiting for the market to mature - Why did development stop o...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Hardpan, Evapotranspiration, Soil Structure

Lighter Greener Cheaper Smarter Infrastructure: - Infrastructure that works with, not against natural systems o Problem with Olmstead’s idea: the surrounding areas weren’t ecologically sustainable ...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Evapotranspiration, Water Table

Lighter Greener Cheaper Smarter Infrastructure: Corrections: - Natural Forest o Zero Runoff, 45% evapotranspiration, rest goes to interflow or deep groundwater (sometimes) - TI...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Multimodal Transport, Rational Pricing, Ford Explorer

Questions of the Day: - Which mode produces the least GHG per passenger mile: Fully loaded diesel bus - Which mode produces the most GHG per passenger mile: Fully loaded Ford explorer - Why is the ...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Party Wall, Cambie Street, West Vancouver

We’re not the same, there’s no one solution that fits everyone Creating more affordable housing will require - New forms of housing - New forms of tenure - Changes in government policies and regu...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Claude Lorrain, Claude Glass, Urban Sprawl

Recovering landscape as a cultural practice: Kees Lokman 1. What is Landscape: a. Landscape = old English (J.B. Jackson) a.i. “Land” : any well defined space as a portion of earth’...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: 5 Minute Walk, Grid Plan, No Alternative

QOD: - Which of the following was NOT an orarching theme of Andrew Currans Lecture: - What are the 6 ‘D’s of transit planning? In order of Importance Five minute walking distance to commercial services and ...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Yaletown, Status Quo

Design an Interconnected Street System: - Hierarchical Road System o Still Ubiquitous around the world o Example from Ballarat, Victoria(Australia) - Superblock: o On...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
ENDS 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Urban Design, Resource Depletion, Vancouver Park Board

QOD: - What is the Radburn project famous for? o Cul de sac streets in the back, and greenway streets out front  Cul de Sacs entered the back of the house, the front of the house...

Environmental Design
ENDS 221
Patrick Condon
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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