Duke Ellington Park Green Infrastructure

Duke Ellington Park Green Infrastructure

Project Team
Design Green LLC District Department of Energy and Environment Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
Project Description

This integrated system uses a complete treatment train approach with permeable pavers, bioretention and a rainwater harvesting system to create a closed loop, self-sustaining green site. The project excelled in its community engagement, using interpretive signage and the development of a mobile app where users can find curated facts on the park’s green infrastructure elements, and take a self-guided walking tour. The park now serves as a well-utilized public gathering space for community members.
To read the full project narrative and view more photos, visit the project folder on our Google Drive!

Best Ultra-Urban Project

This category recognizes the best application of green infrastructure (GI) practices that are built in highly urban areas to reduce flooding and pollutant delivery (more than 75% site impervious cover). Some examples include: green streets, walls, roofs or parking lots, rainwater harvesting systems, urban forestry practices, and permeable hardscapes.

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