Creating water sensitive places - scoping the potential for Water Sensitive Urban Design in the UK (C724F)
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Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is an approach to design that delivers greater harmony between water, the environment and communities. This is achieved by integrating water cycle management with the built environment through planning and urban design.
This scoping study provides details of the drivers, benefits and vision of WSUD in the UK. It is based on findings from a collaborative project that included extensive consultation and literature review to understand the role of WSUD in the UK.
Creating water sensitive places is part of a suite of outputs produced by CIRIA with its funders and partners. Visit www.susdrain.org
Author: Abbott, J, Davies, P, Simkins, P, Morgan, C, Levin, D, Robinson P
Number of pages: 120 (free PDF)
Date of Publication: July 2013