Urban Surface Approaches for Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Registration Eligibility
Landscape Architects and other design professionals
Start Date
01/15/2019
End Date
01/15/2019
Description
Across the Chicago urbanized region, rainwater, rather than infiltrating or sponging through the ground, lands on impervious surfaces (roofs, roads, sidewalks) and then drains to local waterways or to gray infrastructure (pipes, tunnels, treatment plants)
Location
Springfield, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Address stormwater issues in the Calumet and the current research and challenges. Share science-based design research project to restore the lost functioning of the landscape.
Discuss near- surface geologic soils and the direct results for green stormwater infrastructure design through incorporating geologic studies, environmental modeling, and landscape architecture design to propose surface retrofit solutions for Calumet communities.
Instructors
Mary Pat McGuire, RLA, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois
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Course Codes
Provider
Illinois Chapter ASLA


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