Planting alternatives based on principles of natural plant communities and our human definition of beauty bring essential and inspiring nature back into our cities. Join us as we demonstrate how great planting in combination with dynamic stewardship strategies creates resilient systems for roof tops and other urban settings.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Understand why conventional landscape design and horticultural planting approaches lead to vulnerability in plant performance and long-term viability. 2. Learn how alternative design and planting approaches based on plant function and community relationships lead to greater resilience, function, and beauty. 3. Explore the implications for the planting design process, including procurement, establishment, and stewardship. 4. Explore successful urban and rooftop projects based on alternative, community-based planting and stewardship strategies and be inspired to use these strategies in your upcoming projects.
Laura Hansplant, ASLA, LEED AP; Claudia West, International ASLA; Uli Lorimer; ;
American Society of Landscape Architects