How the City of Chicago can design green into the city’s landscape.
(2008) Published by the City of Chicago. Design to reduce the volume and rate of stormwater runoff entering the combined sewer system. Design to protect, expand and improve the quality and function of vegetated surfaces and their growing media. Design to expand diversity of plant type and age and provide plants with the right spaces to grow. Design to preserve and expand the diverse tree canopy cover. Design to encourage a culture of understanding and respect for how the landscape functions.