Central Florida: growing green

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dc.contributor.author Kern, Kelsey
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-15T14:08:22Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-15T14:08:22Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-15T14:08:22Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1440
dc.description.abstract The growth of Central Florida led to the planning of a Central Florida commuter rail and a larger interest in designing communities with the environment as a priority. A site suitable for sustainable development is located in DeBary, Florida, in the northern Orlando metropolitan area. The nine hundred acre site includes a commuter rail station and is located along the St. Johns River, a major river in Florida. The intent of this study was to understand and apply principles of sustainable development to the unique landscape of the site and propose a master plan for a community, creating a sense of place. A major goal of the project was to compliment the commuter rail station and its contribution to the community. The project encompassed research of sustainable development and design, an analysis of the site, as well as an understanding of transportation’s specific role in sustainable development. The result of the study is a master plan of the community which utilizes principles of sustainable development, protects and highlights the ecological features of the site and creates a place unique to Central Florida as a healthy, sustainable community. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Sustainable development en
dc.subject Sustainable design en
dc.subject DeBary Florida en
dc.subject Community design en
dc.subject Transportation en
dc.title Central Florida: growing green en
dc.type Report en
dc.description.degree Master of Landscape Architecture en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Department of Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning en
dc.description.advisor Timothy D. Keane en
dc.subject.umi Landscape Architecture (0390) en
dc.date.published 2009 en
dc.date.graduationmonth May en


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