MON-D05: Wood in the Landscape: Sourcing and Crafting with Care to Last

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 craftsmen and artists who work with wood bring a unique quality to landscape projects by their unmatched knowledge of timber as a medium. This session will present the work and knowledge of three timber specialists, from obtaining material through urban forestry and salvaging to carpentry and finishes for lasting quality.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Understand the ins and outs of landscape architect and carpenter/craftsmen collaboration.
Learn how to create designs for furniture and site features that accommodate the unpredictable quality and size of salvage and urban forest material.
Appreciate the treatment and schedule requirements to successfully work with salvaged timber.
Hear how the narrative of milling site-salvaged wood wins over the client every time.
Instructors
Willett Moss, Evan Shively, Paul Discoe, Michael Cran
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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