- energy efficiency and environmental protection
- sustainability principles and planning
- sustainable neighborhoods
- sustainable buildings and green construction
- transparency and public involvement
- Environmental Protection
- Zoning Strategies
- Regional Park Planning
- Efficient Transportation Systems
- Regional Planning
- zoning for sustainable neighborhoods
- neighborhood organization
Sustainable Cities Specialization
Smart Growth Strategies for Sustainable Cities. Master strategies, tools, and concepts for creating sustainable cities of the future.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
This specialization includes four real world case studies that give students insights Into the issues and challenges encountered in sustainable development projects. They include the Fairfax County Virginia comprehensive transportation plan development, the Buffalo Bayou revitalization project In Houston, the 21st century waterfront development project in Chattanooga, and the Pearl project In San Antonio. In all cases they provide students with an in depth learning experience of smart growth strategies for sustainable development.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
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