Greening the Amenity Deck

Start Date
06/25/2017
End Date
06/23/2019
Description
Over time urban parks and other open landscaped areas are being lost to development. One solution to mitigate this issue is to reconsider undeveloped areas such as building roofs to create green amenity spaces. Amenity decks can provide some alleviation of lost green space, while affording developers the potential to monetize underutilized spaces in their buildings and provide an advantage over older buildings to attract tenants.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Describe the experiential, environmental, financial and spatial reasons behind the popularity of amenity decks.
Review the preliminary structural, weatherproofing, and functional considerations when designing an amenity deck.
List amenity deck landscaping options and their design considerations.
Compare the function and construction of green roofs, green walls, and blue roofs.
Instructors
John Denman
Website Registration
Course Codes
AEC1024
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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