Healthy Urbanism-Outcomes Based Design Guidelines for Cypress Hills Community Development Corporation
LOCATION: Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
STATUS: Phase 1 completed December 2012
ENTRY POINT: Urban Agriculture, Green Building/Housing Retrofit, Land Use/Planning, Rezoning
FACTORS: Food Environment, Food Access and Equity, Economic Development, Air Quality, Land Use, Transportation, Pedestrian Safety, Physical Activity, Housing
TOOLS: Evaluation Framework
What are the types of outcomes that Verde can influence through its built environment, including green infrastructure strategies?
How can Verde establish a set of design guidelines, grounded in best practice and evidence-based approaches, for all future development projects with an eye toward the optimal impact on the health of its tenants, program participants, and the community at large?
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
Verde Community Development Program