This course examines the required considerations for successful green facade installations and projects and includes discussions on system selection, design, plant selection, maintenance, and client/owner education.
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Promote or make a strong case for the inclusion of green facades as a standard building component on projects based upon relevant and topical issues regarding policy initiatives, energy reduction goals, and shading requirements
Describe the differences between green facades and living walls, and the differences between three-dimensional and two-dimensional green facade systems
List and discuss considerations that should be comprehensively addressed during design, installation, and post-installation stages of a green facade system, and
Specify a green facade system, describing plant material, soils, planting details, and maintenance programming to fulfill the design intent.
Dean Hill, ASLA, CGP and James Sable
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