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SmartCode: Sustainable Urbanism Module

Farr Associates developed the Sustainable Urbanism Module to the SmartCode, advancing the concept of incorporating a high level of sustainability into municipal development codes and policies. The SmartCode is a template code that organizes standards based on the transect of development. The Sustainable Urbanism Module is a guide for municipalities to take sustainability in codes […]

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Chicago Public Building Commission Water Reuse Handbook

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) commissioned the Water Reuse Handbook in its mission to develop high-quality, sustainable public facilities. The handbook, developed and designed by Farr Associates, outlines benefits of water reuse, the regulations governing water reuse systems, tools and strategies for implementing and maintaining different types of water reuse systems and a […]

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APEC Living Cities

Since its founding 22 years ago, APEC has pursued policies that support free and open trade and investment as the surest way to accomplish greater common prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific Rim region. This report, co-authored by Farr Associates and Northwestern University, makes the case that APEC should step up to a position of […]