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Achieving Amenity with Artful Rainwater Design

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Abstract

As we discussed in the Introduction, there are two components of ARD, amenity and utility. This section of the book presents the amenity side of ARD: the goals, objectives, and techniques a designer might use to make a sustainable stormwater management system into a landscape amenity that celebrates rain, encouraging visitors to learn about, be entertained by, or otherwise enjoy the rainwater-focused landscape. Our hope is that, armed with the cumulative information from this section and part 3, augmented by real-world details from the case study section, designers will have abundant ideas and strategies for their own creation of ARDs.

Keywords

Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management Landscape Architect Education Objective Detention Basin 
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© Stuart Echols and Eliza Pennypacker 2015

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