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dc.contributor.authorYang, Chang
dc.description.abstractNanjing’s urban area is facing a severe stormwater problem, especially in the area of the old city. Meanwhile, China’s stormwater manual, Guidelines for the Sponge City (Low-Impact-Development), addresses how Low Impact Development (LID) methods are applied to different sites, but does not specifically mention Nanjing or its old city area. This thesis investigates how to apply different LID methods with the typical land uses in the old city as it is necessary for the success of a regional stormwater plan. The research involves looking back at national stormwater regulation plans of developed countries, the stormwater developing history and stormwater manuals including China’s current stormwater manual, establishing the specific relationship between LID methods and land uses site-specifically. Case studies of green infrastructure applications in different land uses are analyzed. Three project applications in Nanjing’s old city are used to explore the possibilities of using LID methods to change the stormwater runoff condition.
dc.subjectSponge City
dc.subjectLID methods
dc.subjectland uses
dc.subjectLow-impact development
dc.subjectthe old city
dc.subjectflood control
dc.subjectstormwater management
dc.titleLid appropriateness for various land uses
dc.title.alternativemaking low impact development work in the Old City, Nanjing
dc.description.departmentCollege of Environment and Design
dc.description.majorLandscape Architecture
dc.description.advisorRonald B. Sawhill
dc.description.committeeRonald B. Sawhill
dc.description.committeeJohn R. Thomas
dc.description.committeeKatherine Melcher
dc.description.committeePratt Cassity

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