Lothians & Fife Regional Examples

We would like to showcase projects within our region which exemplify:

  • Sustainable economic growth
  • Dealing with a changing climate
  • Health and Well Being
  • Great Places to Live
  • Where the environment where nature can flourish

Please contact us if you feel you have a project that demonstrates green network development.

Oxgangs Regeneration, Edinburgh

During the regeneration of Oxgangs, Edinburgh, Lovell in partnership with Dunedin Canmore Housing Association developed a case study which demonstrates how they combined building new affordable housing and commercial properties with sustainability measures, SUDS and training opportunities for the unemployed in the area.

A topic paper about Green Networks in Planning and Policy Management within the Lothians & Fife is available.

National Examples

Landscape Institute

The Landscape Institute is working in partnership with the Mayor of London and Garden Museum on the New London Landscape Project.

New London Landscape is a showcase of green infrastructure ideas for the capital. It brings together the winning and shortlisted design ideas from the 2012 ‘A High Line for London’ competition, plus 80 previously unseen projects.

Worldwide Examples

Portland Environmental Services

The City of Portland is a recognized leader in green stormwater management. Portland Environmental Services uses strategies to manage stormwater runoff, enhance community and neighborhood livability, and strengthen the local economy.

Their ‘Green Streets’ provide a sustainable way to manage stormwater that meets regulatory compliance and resource protection goals using a natural systems approach to manage stormwater, reduce flows, improve water quality and enhance watershed health.