TM02 - Campus and Community Regeneration in Lowell

Monday, November 6 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Abstract Text:

Spanning more than 125 acres along the Merrimack River, the University of Massachusetts Lowell has experienced remarkable growth in recent years. At the same time, the University has reduced Green House Gas (GHG) emissions a remarkable 15% as a result of a clear and defined focus on sustainability. The University is committed to climate neutrality as an institution and is a leader in sustainable education, research and innovation. UMass Lowell serves as a wonderful example of a living sustainability laboratory, while thriving as a place for world-class teaching and research. Learn how sustainability is at the core of their stategy for managed growth and meeting societal needs while transforming their campus.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this tour attendees will be able to identify how sustainability projects can enhance programming by addressing space utilization and transportation needs across college campuses.

Upon completing this tour attendees will be able to describe how associated neighborhood regeneration enhancements and external pressures can impact the dramatic transformation of college campuses.

Upon completing this tour attendees will be able to explain the positive impact that sustainable transportation elements can have on commuting and transportation at college campuses and in the surrounding communities.

Upon completing this tour attendees will be able to identify how a broad strategic approach to ongoing sustainable building operations & enhancements can transform a college campus.

Learning Level:

Level 200 - Understanding/Comprehension


Credits:

GBCI Credit Hours:
4
AIA Credit Hours:
4 LU|HSW


Event Type: Tour > Session


 
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