Vertical, Living Green Walls: Designing for Sustainability

Start Date
02/13/2017
End Date
02/13/2019
Description
Living green walls are beautiful, living works of art that provide numerous benefits. Planning by an experienced design team is the key to their success and sustainability. This course discusses the benefits of green walls and identifies factors that need to be considered during the design process. It examines critical elements paramount to green wall design, performance, and sustainability.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Summarize the multitude of benefits provided by indoor and outdoor green wall applications.

Discuss design considerations and the value of expertise in site analysis and overall green wall system planning.

Explain four key elements critical to the design, performance, and long-term sustainability of a green wall system.

Specify an appropriate green wall system given the project, purpose, design goals, budget, and environment being considered.
Instructors
Brent Bock
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Course Codes
AEC953
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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