Landscape Trends in New Land Development Code: Challenges and Opportunities for Landscape Architects
Land development codes change over time. Civil engineering and spatial parameters often take precedence over landscape design in development codes. New applications of smart codes, form based codes and waterwise design techniques have lead governmental agencies to a renewed focus on landscape design. Florida is leading the way in smart code application and waterwise design, the role of the landscape architect in preparation of new land development codes is even more critical now as planners tackle issues of open space definitions, water conservation, streetscapes and planting requirements.
Bonita Springs, FL
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learn about new submittal procedures and landscape design requirements that highlight the role of landscape architects, Learn about the Smart Code and Form based codes and how they address and inform the landscape design for new development, Identify how new coding systems address open space requirements, place type definitions, streetscapes and urban planting, Learn how government agencies are addressing waterwise design and native planting in their codes, Identify how Landscape Architects can lead and innovate in the creation of new land development codes
Course # 0011018
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