The GIPL examines the impact of urban growth and change upon natural features & human wellbeing and uses the findings in order to integrate knowledge, influence policy, and sustain ecosystem services.  The GIPL is based within Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada and looks at strategic green infrastructure planning and design as an important role in climate change adaption and meeting sustainable development goals.

URBANISATION IS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON

WITH REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE

AND LOCAL CONSEQUENCES

 

 PSYCHOLOGICAL

ECOSYSTEM

SERVICES

RESILIENT

WATER

LANDSCAPES

The Green Infrastructure Performance Lab’s (GIPL) research explores the role of design and planning to improve both environmental quality and human liveability through green infrastructure found within Canada's landscapes.

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GIPL's Mission is to advance the understanding of green infrastructure planning and design to positively impact the challenges our everyday landscapes face.  GIPL seeks to build partnerships, combining research & practice which generate innovative solutions and ideas toward healthy communities.