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Public Project Finalists: 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards

Congratulations to the Public Project finalists for the 2017 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony!   The Public Project finalists are…   Crossroads at Robinson Green Photo source: SALT Design Studio   Client: Rowan University, Facilities Planning Department Planning/Design Team: SALT Design Studio, Edgewater Design, Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. Construction Team: WJ Gross Inc. Location: 201 Mullica Hill
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Recap of Cira Green Tour with Roofmeadow

On a beautiful and warm Thursday evening in August, GSI Partners members and supporters gathered at Cira Green for a twilight tour and happy hour. Cira Green, a project by GSI Partner member Roofmeadow, is a breath-taking public recreation space that overlooks Center City, University City, and the Schuylkill River trail. Roofmeadow’s Jane Winkel and
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Stroud Water Research Center Tour

On Saturday, June 25, a group of GSI Partners made the trip out to Avondale, PA to tour Stroud’s award winning facility and grounds, including the stormwater and wastewater features.   A huge thank you to David Arscott, Ph.D., Assistant Director and Research Scientist at Stroud, for spending a good chunk of his Saturday with us, and
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Soil Performance in GSI: Symposium Recap

On May 25th, SBN’s GSI Partners and DVGBC hosted the first of two peer-to-peer symposia to convene local industry professionals for a facilitated conversation around dynamic performance aspects of GSI. Truly green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), i.e. the vegetated practices, are systems that demonstrate the dynamic relationship between water, soil, and plants.   The first symposium
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Office of Sustainability Kicks Off Greenworks Engagement Sessions

Mayor Kenney reaffirmed his commitment to Philadelphia’s sustainability plans by announcing a series of public engagement opportunities designed to solicit input from stakeholders on the next version of Greenworks, the City’s sustainability framework.   The new Greenworks will build upon the success of the first program, launched in 2009. That 8-year plan had five areas
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Green Events from the BIA

Our friends at the BIA have two great events coming up coordinated by their Green Committee: An Appraisal of Green Appraisals   Thursday February 12, 2015 3:00 – 5:00 pm Reception follows. Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom @ The Philadelphia Navy Yard 4050 South 26th Street Sandra Adomatis is a prominent Florida-based real estate appraiser, author of Residential Green Valuation Tools and
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Mayoral Forum on Equitable Development

Candidates for Mayor will be invited to answer questions and share their ideas on how Philadelphia can nurture growth and development in a way that attacks inequality, improves the conditions of our neighborhoods, and provides opportunities for all residents to benefit from a stronger city. Wednesday April 1, 2015 5:30 pm Hosted by PACDC and
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