Earth Edwardsville: A Pocket Park

Professor Anne Werner


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This project centers on a potential parking garage planned for the Downtown Edwardsville area. Students enrolled in Prof. Dieleman’s Environmental Ethics course made recommendations for the City of Edwardsville that were informed by theory. The recommendations given provided the City with environmentally ethical and ecofriendly ideas that could be implemented during the planning of the project. The overall recommendation in this report suggests the parking garage should be built specifically for the purpose of adaptive reuse and discusses the benefits this idea offers. By building structures with adaptive reuse in mind, the City of Edwardsville will help to reduce humanity’s ecological
footprint, lessen intergenerational buck-passing and decrease the mass of technological momentum.

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