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Smart Growth

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Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

 

UN Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land

 

UN Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Learn more about these Global Goals 


Stories related to UMD's Smart Growth Goals

Art (Park)ing Day
Celebrating in the Park(ing Lot)

Sep 23, 2021 -- Students Observe Landscape Architecture Holiday With Pop-up Urban Green Space

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Photo of house in Chesapeake Bay area (Edwin Remsberg)
Researchers Uncover Barriers to Green Infrastructure in Chesapeake Bay Watersheds

Sep 15, 2021 -- For Increased Program Participation, Study Highlights Barriers In Deploying "Green Infrastructure" For Stormwater Management

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Construction in Southern College Park
Getting ‘Greater’ in Fall 2021

Sep 14, 2021 -- More Development Projects Reshaping Greater College Park

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Artistic rendering of campus map
A Campus Legacy, by Design

Sep 08, 2021 -- Architect Alums Shaped 25+ UMD Buildings—and Counting

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VeoRide scooters and bikes
What You Need to Know for Fall 2021: Getting Around a ‘Refilled’ Campus

Sep 01, 2021 -- Transportation Highlights Include New Parking Options, ‘Bike Concierge’

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Snowball cart historical image
Decoding Black Stories Built Into the Environment

May 03, 2021 -- Students Take Deep Dive Into Links Between African American History, Architecture and Urban Planning

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The Hall, a newly finished restaurant-music venue in Greater College Park
Momentum Carries Greater College Park in Pandemic

Sep 17, 2020 -- New Student Housing, Retail, Other Construction Projects Continue in Community’s Revitalization

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Design created by Ken Filler of post-covid National Mall walkways
Designing for a Different Future

Jul 28, 2020 -- Students, Faculty Rethink the Architecture of Post-Pandemic D.C.

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UMD student holding equipment used to study energy efficiency in campus buildings
Building Toward Zero

Feb 12, 2020 -- Project to Develop Ways to Make Older Campus Structures Models of Efficiency

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