Webinar open to all interested. Refer to ASLA online learning platform.
Section 2 of the SITES v2 Rating System is the foundation for the assessment of the prerequisites and selection of credits that the project will pursue for certification. It requires an integrated design team to conduct a comprehensive site assessment which ultimately informs the planning and design. In this webinar, experienced SITES professionals review their processes and documentation examples from actual pilot projects for each of the topics within section 2.2 including Site Context, Water, Soils & Vegetation, Materials, Human Use of Site and Climate and Energy.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn best practices for mapping the existing site conditions for each topic according to the SITES requirements.
2. Identify the related credits that can apply to each topic for a given project.
3. Explain how using an integrated design team and an integrative design process can help to identify opportunities for sustainable outcomes that guide the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the site.
Linette Straus, Lisa Kunst Vavro, Lisa Cowan, Cece Haydock, Keven Graham, David Cutter, April Philips
American Society of Landscape Architects