SITES Lessons Learned from Residential Projects

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ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/01/2019
Description
Pilot projects recently tested the effectiveness and relevance of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) for residences. Moderated by the ASLA staff liaison, principals of two award-winning West Coast firms share their experience gaining SITES certification for single- and multi-family projects. Learn successful strategies for developing designs for beauty and abundance.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1) Understand what SITES provides for designers and clients of residential projects. 2) Gain practical knowledge and tools to maximize ecosystem services on residential projects of all scales. 3) Learn how in-depth strategies behind two SITES-certified residential projects overcame obstacles for meeting SITES benchmarks. 4) Discover how to incorporate SITES sustainable design approach into your practice.
Instructors
Susan Van Atta, Margie Grace, Liz Guthrie, Margery Groten
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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