|The images on our landing page are artists' renderings that show how Smart Growth principles can transform underused areas into vibrant, healthy communities. |
The images of the Lansing, Mich. waterfront were created by Urban Advantage to illustrate how a community might develop around a decommissioned and repurposed power plant. The revitalized area could include housing, commercial development, and, eventually, a busy downtown area where people would venture both during the day and after dark.
Learn more about computer-aided imaging in Chapter 4 of the Smart Growth Toolkit: Smart Growth in Practice (PDF: 2MB).
NAR's Smart Growth program offers resources that help you make a difference in your community:
Learn about additional Smart Growth program resources.