Located in Boston, Massachusetts, the Atlantic Wharf is a 31-story office, retail, and residential development. It was called “Boston’s first green skyscraper,” on account of its green and water management features: greenroof, rainwater cistern, reuse system, and use of native plants. (Image by Ed Wonsek, courtesy of the ULI)
Catastrophic floods. Withering droughts. Combined sewer overflows. As the planet warms, communities are coping with a range of ever-more-severe water challenges. Green infrastructure is part of the solution: many local governments are deploying natural features to manage water, while creating valuable green spaces in the bargain. And—according to a new report by the Urban Land Institute—the private sector is increasingly on board.
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