Materials, Specifications, and Maintenance (23)

Material selection, specifications, and maintenance guidelines allow the landscape architect to take a decisive path to ensure that the design and materials they’ve specified will be successfully implemented on a project. Learn about tools and methods for communicating design intent through successful documentation, innovative strategies, and new technologies for the design and construction process.

Within this topic area:

  • Interpretation of standards and codes
  • Material selection and carbon footprints
  • Monitoring long-term maintenance management goals
  • Performance metrics
  • Plant selection
  • Retaining design intent through maintenance
  • SITES® strategies
  • Soil management techniques
  • Specification writing
  • Sustainable Products and Materials

Materials, Specifications, and Maintenance Products

Promoting Pollinators Through Landscape Architecture: Strategies to Improve Habitat Value & Landscape Performance - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Promoting Pollinators Through Landscape Architecture: Strategies to Improve Habitat Value & Landscape Performance - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Jun 18, 2019
Standard: $50.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Our Beloved Fountain: Making Water Features Sustainable - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Our Beloved Fountain: Making Water Features Sustainable - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Mar 19, 2019
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00
Why Are Soils a Problem in Landscape Design and Construction? - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Why Are Soils a Problem in Landscape Design and Construction? - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Jan 22, 2019
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00
The Case for Great Spaces: Staying Design Savvy with Limiting Project Parameters - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

The Case for Great Spaces: Staying Design Savvy with Limiting Project Parameters - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Jan 22, 2019
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00
SITES® Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, and Maintenance - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 SITES-specific GBCI CE

SITES® Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, and Maintenance - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 SITES-specific GBCI CE

Jan 22, 2019
Members: $50.00
Standard: $60.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Water Conservation in Landscape Irrigation - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Water Conservation in Landscape Irrigation - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Aug 7, 2018
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00
Urban Street Tree Planting: Correcting Myths and Misconceptions - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Urban Street Tree Planting: Correcting Myths and Misconceptions - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 14, 2017
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00
SITES: Devise a Truly Sustainable Maintenance Plan That Works for the Long Term - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

SITES: Devise a Truly Sustainable Maintenance Plan That Works for the Long Term - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 23, 2017
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00
Urban Forests: Maintaining a City of Trees Despite Changing Environments - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Urban Forests: Maintaining a City of Trees Despite Changing Environments - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 23, 2017
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00
Inside the LA Studio with SiteWorks - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Inside the LA Studio with SiteWorks - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 22, 2017
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00