Publications

High Performance Landscape Guidelines for 21st Century Parks (2010)


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As a fellow for the Design Trust for Public Space, Michele Adams of Meliora Design helped New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to create a set of sustainable guidelines for the city's 29,000 acres of Parkland. Park Design for the 21st Century culminates in the publication of the High Performance Landscape Guidelines (2010)- the third in the trilogy of sustainable design manuals. High Performance Landscape Guidelines sets new standards for sustainability in public parks of NYC.
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Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change (2010)


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Architects, urban planners, and urban designers, as well as water resources engineers and landscape architects will discover that Design for Flooding presents the best practices and lessons to create buildings and communities that are more resilient in the face of severe weather, climate change, and the prospect of rising sea level.

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Awards

High Performance Landscape Guidelines as Best Green Design Initiative


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Meliora's involvement with the High Performance Landscape Guidelines receives Municipal Art Society of New York's award for 'Best Green Design Initiative'

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infill Philadelphia: Soak it up!

design competition

Industrial-Warehouse Watershed

- "Leveraging Plants + Water on Zero Lot Sites"

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