• Access to water and sanitation in Atlantic Nicaragua 

    Gordon, Edmund Wyatt (2011-05)
    Afro-descendant communities in Central America have recently made important legal strides by enshrining their right to equal treatment under the law and in some cases their ability to claim a distinct group status in ...
  • Climate action strategies for the University of Texas at Austin 

    Hernandez, Marinoelle (2010-05)
    This report analyzes the current greenhouse gas emissions inventory for The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), reviews the carbon reduction strategies being implemented at UT-Austin and other peer institutions, and ...
  • Cultural aspects of sustainable development 

    Fithian, Cody; Powell, Ashleigh (2009-11)
    The history of humanity's struggle for survival has produced a mindset that values production and consumption. But it has become increasingly obvious that this mindset has become outdated as the planet's population threatens ...
  • Defining sustainability in transportation : an effort to strengthen MAP-21 

    Tinjum, Aaron Jacob (2013-05)
    The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies identifies nine current and critical issues facing the United States transportation sector: congestion, environmental preservation, deteriorating infrastructure, ...
  • Establishing autonomy from parent NGOs : a case study of a São Paulo local development program 

    Casstevens, Katie Marie; 0000-0002-9853-9199 (2015-05)
    The following report addresses the ability of community-based programs supported by international development aid organizations to sustain development activities even after the termination of funding and programmatic support ...
  • Flows 

    Astrich, Robert N.; Walters, Briana (2009-11)
    This paper considers architecture as a a series of overlapping processes and flows that make up the lifecycle of an architectural project. It analyzes this lifecycle in the context of five primary flows-- raw materials, ...
  • Meadows Foundation Curriculum Grant Symposium 

    Mueller, Elizabeth; Kellerman, Frances (2012-02-10)
    The UT School of Architecture received grant funding from the Meadows Foundation to update the curricula for twelve core architecture and seminar courses to focus on sustainable design. In this symposium, the School of ...
  • Measuring the efficacy of low-income residential sustainability interventions 

    Steubing, Jacob Wayne (2011-05)
    Volatile and rising global fuel prices present a tremendous challenge to our energy-dependent economy, and the ramifications are especially great for low-income households. Residential weatherization programs represent a ...
  • A new framework for African smallholder agriculture : harnessing innovation and the private sector to drive sustainable development 

    Kosoris, Justin Michael (2010-05)
    This report will outline a new framework for improved yields and increased sustainability in Sub-Saharan African smallholder agriculture. Given the failures of agricultural development aid and policy in the past, cross-sector ...
  • Standards in sustainable landscape architecture 

    Bean, Cayce; Yang, Chia-Hui (2009-10)
    This paper examines how the principles of sustainability may be applied to the field of landscape architecture. It gives a brief history of the Sustainable Sites Initiative and the guidelines and benchmarks developed by ...