Sustainable Design & Development

Learn how ecology-based planning and design create landscapes that balance the needs of man and the environment while benefiting both. Topics of interest include:

  • Environmental planning
  • Constructing habitats
  • Green roof and green wall design
  • Development of successful plant communities
  • Stormwater management and green infrastructure
  • Soil management
  • Net-Zero and Wet-Positive design
  • Material selection
  • Community engagement
  • SITES® strategies

Sustainable Design & Development Store

Equity by Design: Connecting with Underserved Communities in Your Design Process - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (WEB170517)

Date: May 17, 2017
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Wood in the Landscape: Sourcing and Crafting with Care to Last (2016_MON-D05)

Date: Oct 24, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

Inside the LA Studio with Rana Creek Design (2016_SUN-A11 )

Date: Oct 23, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

Inside the LA Studio with Oehme, van Sweden & Associates (2016_SAT-B11 )

Date: Oct 22, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

SITEs®: Early Planning for Maintenance and Performance Furthers Sustainability Goals and Marketability (2016_SAT-A03 )

Date: Oct 22, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

Design Excellence Meets High-Performance Green Infrastructure: The U.S. Coast Guard HQ (2016_SAT-B03)

Date: Oct 22, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 1: Site Context (01)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 2: Pre-Design Assessment + Planning (02)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 3: Site Design - Water (03)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 4: Site Design - Soil + Vegetation (04)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 5: Site Design - Materials Selection (05)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Members: $15.00
Standard: $30.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 6: Site Design - Human Health + Well-Being (06)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 7: Construction (07)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 8: Operations + Maintenance (08)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series - Section 9: Education + Performance Monitoring and Section 10: Innovation or Exemplary Performance (09&10)

Date: Oct 5, 2016
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
Associates: $10.00
Students: $10.00

SPOTLIGHT mini-series: Correlating Patterns in the Urban Landscape: Biophilia and Landscape Configuration - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC160815)

Date: Aug 15, 2016
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $20.00
Students: $10.00

Planting Design for Pollinators: Choosing the Best Plants and Using Them Effectively – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC160721)

Date: Jul 21, 2016
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Native Meadows and Grasslands: From Vision to Reality (SUN-B06)

Date: Nov 8, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Amending Site Soils to Enhance Infiltration on Compacted Urban Sites (SAT-A06)

Date: Nov 7, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Moving from Net-Zero to Wet-Positive: A Biocentric Approach to Sustainable Water Management (SAT-B04)

Date: Nov 7, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Re-envisioning Diversity: Integrating Rural and Urban Pollinator Habitats (FRI-C03)

Date: Nov 6, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Community Engagement as an Essential Component for Sustainable Design – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC150422)

Date: Apr 22, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Green Design in Remnant Urban Landscapes – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC150408)

Date: Apr 8, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

US EPA's National Stormwater Calculator - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC150324)

Date: Mar 24, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

SITES Certified Parks: Lessons Learned - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (42)

Date: Nov 24, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Bridging Science and Design: Ecologists Reflect on Constructing Habitats - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (46)

Date: Nov 24, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

SITES Lessons Learned from Residential Projects - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (38)

Date: Nov 23, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Stormwater BMP Performance: What Every Landscape Architect Should Know - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (34)

Date: Nov 22, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Green Wall Case Studies: Comparisons, Advantages, and Challenges - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (25)

Date: Nov 21, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Sustainable Planting Design: A New Model for Large-Scale Urban Parks - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (28)

Date: Nov 21, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

1315 Peachtree: Creative Stormwater Solutions in a Dense Urban Context - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC140909)

Date: Sep 9, 2014
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Using Reclaimed Materials in Hardscape Projects - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC140826)

Date: Aug 26, 2014
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Environmental Planning in Coastal Louisiana: From Idea to Implementation - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC140812)

Date: Aug 12, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Details Matter: Selection, Design, and Implementation of Low Impact Development (LID) - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (23)

Date: Nov 18, 2013
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

The Art and Science of Designing Native Landscapes: Meadows, Grasslands, and Woodlands - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (20)

Date: Nov 16, 2013
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

What's More Efficient - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (12)

Date: Sep 16, 2013
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Recorded Presentations