This essay examines pattern language design as a method of comprehensive environmental justice analysis. First, the essay describes common limitations of conventional methods of analysis, finding the interconnected problem-solution sequences described as pattern languages address most limitations. Next, the essay examines the potential for pattern language design, when paired with other methods, to equip local communities to more intelligently evaluate the actual equity impacts of environmental choices.
"A Pattern Language for Environmental Justice: Applying Interconnected, Evidence-Based Problem-Solution Sequences to Comprehensive Equity Analysis,"
Cities and the Environment (CATE):
1, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cate/vol14/iss1/1