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Supporting Sustainable Service-System Design: A Case Study on Green-Roof Design with InDeaTe Template and Tool at Syracuse, New York

  • Shakuntala AcharyaEmail author
  • Kiran Ghadge
  • Praveen Uchil
  • Carli Denyse Flynn
  • Alexander James Johnson
  • Mallory Nicole Squier
  • Yige Yang
  • Xiaoliang Yang
  • Cliff Ian Davidson
  • Gaurav Ameta
  • Sudarsan Rachuri
  • Amaresh Chakrabarti
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 66)

Abstract

InDeaTe Tool and Template is a sustainable design support, aimed at imbibing and improving the sustainability considerations in any design. This paper presents a case-study on ‘design of green roof’, a type of green infrastructure, to combat the existing issues of Stormwater Management in Syracuse. The primary objective of the design project is to design (or re-design) a green roof that will store stormwater for enough time during a reasonably strong storm so that the capacity of the Syracuse Metro treatment plant would not be exceeded. A second objective is to incorporate low environmental impact materials when designing the green roof so that the final design is more sustainable. The case study discussed in this paper, illustrates how the use of InDeaTe Tool not only improved sustainability considerations and led to many creative solutions, but could be used for design of more sustainable service systems.

Keywords

Eco-Design Design for sustainability Enabling technologies and tools Indeate tool and template 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shakuntala Acharya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kiran Ghadge
    • 1
  • Praveen Uchil
    • 1
  • Carli Denyse Flynn
    • 2
  • Alexander James Johnson
    • 2
  • Mallory Nicole Squier
    • 2
  • Yige Yang
    • 2
  • Xiaoliang Yang
    • 2
  • Cliff Ian Davidson
    • 2
  • Gaurav Ameta
    • 3
  • Sudarsan Rachuri
    • 4
  • Amaresh Chakrabarti
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Syracuse UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA
  4. 4.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyGaithersburgUSA

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