Entries by GKY Associates

Environmental Site Design (ESD): What is it, and why it is not synonymous with LID

By: Jon D’Alessandro Environmental Site Design (ESD) incorporates non-structural and natural approaches to new development and redevelopment projects to reduce impacts on watersheds by conserving natural areas, reducing impervious cover, and better integrating stormwater treatment into the landscape. The aim or goal of ESD is to reduce the environmental impact of a site, while also […]