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Data Plus Community: A Winning Formula for Green Infrastructure

These days, Big Data is the topic at hand, but Arup's Vincent Lee says data analysis can only go so far. He uses his work on the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to illustrate why a "human element" is crucial to finding solutions.
January 22, 2016, 11am PST | ArupAmericas
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In recent projects, we’ve followed a five-part process to identify optimal locations for green infrastructure.

The first step is to gather data about the site, a process that takes various forms. We first study open-source data, public records, and engineering databases to understand its history and physical makeup. We then talk to local residents, government officials, and others familiar with the area to understand their concerns and ideas. We visit the area to learn more about the site and its surroundings.

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Published on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Doggerel
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