Urban Sustainability Practice

Integrating sustainable principals and performance guidelines into policies is an important aspect of sustainable development. The Communities Sustainability Services staff at Southface works with local and regional policy makers to understand the variety of green building and green development practices being used in their area.

How We Can Help

Southface works extensively with local and regional organizations to develop community-level initiatives that align with your sustainability goals. Our partners include local governments, community improvement districts, transportation management organizations, business and neighborhood associations looking to improve the social and economic fabric of their communities while responding to environmental needs.

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SOUTHACE CALENDAR

Wed 31

Public Tour

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jun 02

Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

June 2 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Jun 07

Public Tour

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jun 12

EarthCraft House Builder

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

THE JOURNAL

Meet a Southfacer: Chris North

Chris North works at Southface as a Residential Sustainability Services Project Manager. In his spare time he likes to rock climb and play music. Read to learn more about Chris and his love for Southface!

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Meet a Southfacer: Rachel Burton

Rachel Burton works at Southface as an Education and Technical Assistance Coordinator. In her spare time she likes to read and visit lakes. Read to learn more about Rachel and her love for Southface!

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Kwanza Hall’s Ordinance Diversifying Housing in Atlanta Approved

The first policy recommendation from the Department of Planning’s Tiny House Feasibility Study, also championed by Hall, allowing for an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in areas zoned for duplexes passed City Council on Monday. “Embracing the tiny house movement in Atlanta will help expand the diversity of our housing choices and provide more affordable housing…

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