This presentation will provide the attendee with a high level introduction to the SITES® v2 framework, introduce two SITES certified projects (Chicago's Navy Pier and DC's United States Botanic Garden), share select quality example documentation and tips, review some of the challenges and value add of utilizing the SITES framework on these projects, and will offer strategies for successfully integrating and embedding sustainable design attributes throughout the pre-design, design, construction, and operations phases. The audience will walk away with a better understanding of the SITES framework and how it can be used to drive sustainability within their projects.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Recognize how SITES v2 can provide a ready-made framework to promote good design, sustainability and improved project outcomes.
2. Learn from case studies and understand associated challenges and opportunities using SITESv2.
3. Understand methodologies for embedding sustainable design and maximizing accountability (leveraging p2.1, p2.2, p4.1, p7.1, p8.1, c9.3, specifications and tracking tools).
4. Incorporate tips for quality SITES v2 compliance documentation into their projects.
Bryan Astheimer, Re:Vision Architecture, AICP, LEED AP, SITES AP
American Society of Landscape Architects