This report proposes strategies that provide strategic green space retrofits at the neighbourhood and block scale; represent a hierarchy of functional design concepts that respond to experiential qualities and physical/psychological dimensions of health; and enhance resilience from the individual to the neighbourhood. The report presents a typology of eight tangible green space strategies and associated metrics to integrate climate resilience and public health co-benefits into urban green space design and planning, providing users with decision-support tools for assessing alternative urban greening scenarios.
Climate Resilience and Well-Being through Neighbourhood-Scale Green Design
Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health,
Adaptation, Climate, Resilience,
Climate Resilience Guidelines for B.C. Health Facility Planning and Design
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Green Design for Climate Resilience & Well-being
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