SAT-B03: Design Excellence Meets High-Performance Green Infrastructure: The U.S. Coast Guard HQ

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
The U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, located on the historic St. Elizabeth’s Campus in Washington, D.C., was the largest federal construction project since the Pentagon. This session will demonstrate the approach to sustainable design and management of this high-performance, green infrastructure project, including 12.5-acres of green roofs, while maintaining historic preservation goals.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Explore the opportunities and challenges of designing and managing high-performance, green infrastructure systems.
Understand how to work with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve rigorous landscape performance benchmarks, particularly within the GSA’s Design Excellence program.
Examine green roof strategies to achieve habitat restoration, historic preservation, well-being, and economic sustainability.
Learn how to balance protection of cultural and natural resources with a client’s program on a large campus through planning, construction and landscape management.
Instructors
Thomas Amoroso, Thomas Mozina, Maureen Alonso, Emily McCoy
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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