Main content

Interpreting the Values of Urban Watershed Renewal Projects: Better Understanding the Opportunities and Barriers

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisor Landmand, Karen Pavan, Stephanie 2015-05-05T19:18:49Z 2015-05-05T19:18:49Z 2015-04 2015-04-29 2015-05-05
dc.description.abstract Historically, cities have blocked and buried streams and watersheds to meet the increasing demands for public safety, sanitation and stormwater management at the cost of urban watershed health. To determine the goals, opportunities and barriers to urban watershed renewal, an urban watershed case study report, a focused literature review and key informant interviews were conducted. Key informants from a range of disciplines were selected: an architect, an urban designer, a natural systems engineer and landscape architect, a community-organization communications representative and a stormwater management engineer. The key values identified were ecological, functional, recreational, economical, cultural, historical, recreational and aesthetic. Results revealed many alternative solutions, opportunities for implementing strategies or projects and the barriers associated them. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Guelph en_US
dc.rights Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri *
dc.subject stormwater management en_US
dc.subject stream management en_US
dc.subject natural landscape preservation en_US
dc.title Interpreting the Values of Urban Watershed Renewal Projects: Better Understanding the Opportunities and Barriers en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Landscape Architecture en_US Master of Landscape Architecture en_US School of Environmental Design and Rural Development en_US University of Guelph en_US

Files in this item

Files Size Format View
Pavan_Stephanie_201505_MLA.pdf 2.593Mb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada
The library is committed to ensuring that members of our user community with disabilities have equal access to our services and resources and that their dignity and independence is always respected. If you encounter a barrier and/or need an alternate format, please fill out our Library Print and Multimedia Alternate-Format Request Form. Contact us if you’d like to provide feedback:  (email address)