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Designing with Maintenance in Mind

Written by Alanna Wittet, GSI Partners Program Associate For Lisa McDonald Hanes and Julie Snell of TEND landscape, “designing with maintenance in mind” serves as a central mantra to their work. Consistent and site-specific maintenance by a knowledgeable crew ensures a system’s functionality and performance, ecologically and aesthetically. This is especially true for green stormwater
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A Vision (and a Plan) for Collaboration

While Green City, Clean Waters creates a vision for collaborative partnerships across various institutions, it requires the development of processes and relationships that can effectively support the design, implementation, and maintenance of those cross-sector investments.   But what exactly does that look like? And how can it be achieved?   Building an environment that is hospitable to GSI requires tools and approaches
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