Landscape architects are working on increasingly complex sites with layered site histories and foundations. This session explores designed plant communities from eco-modeling of native communities to embracing spontaneous species. Recent works by Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, P. Clifford Miller Landscape Artistry, and Stephen Stimson Associates will be examined.
Learn from a site’s story to understand how natural and cultural histories impact their developments.
Examine the value of native to spontaneous plant communities to address complex site conditions.
Review the challenges of plant establishment on virgin sites to green roofs.
Explore the challenges of maintenance and long term resilience of designed plant communities.