7 Types of Green Infrastructure Practices

By PowerHouse Growers | Healthy Cities & Urban Planning, Lists

The installation of green infrastructure within our built environment is becoming increasingly commonplace. Not only are more developers and homeowners interested in the benefits of green infrastructure, but municipal governments are starting to legislate these practices.

Some of the most commonly practiced systems of green infrastructure or building integrated vegetation include:

  1. Green roofs
  2. Rainwater harvesting
  3. Permeable pavement
  4. Green streets
  5. Green façades
  6. Rain gardens
  7. Vertical gardens and living walls

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We encourage you to learn more about the impact and benefits of ecological design and green building.

Feature Image: The High Line is a unique and important green infrastructure project in New York City. Image via Wikipedia.

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PowerHouse Growers
PowerHouse Growers teaches you how to sustainably integrate urban agriculture into your cities, businesses, and homes. We provide clear solutions and benefits for better health, increased productivity, and lower environmental impact. By connecting you with experts, we bring awareness to solutions that may not be top of mind.