Beyond the Drip Line: Ecology for Green Design Professionals
This informative program examines the ecological design principles that connect the built environment to the natural environment. This program will be an exploration of the "green" in green design.
Oct 28, 2009
from 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm
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October 28, 2009
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. EDT
Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
Who should attend:
- Green Design professionals
- Educators looking for increased knowledge about sustainability and regenerative design
- Anyone with an interest in sustainable design efforts
Presentations by five regional design professionals with LEED project experience.
- Connecting Buildings to Nature – Bernheim Visitor Center, LEED Platinum
Claude Stephens – Education Director, Bernheim
Use of site conditions to improve energy performance
The landscape strategies behind Kentucky’s first LEED platinum project.
- American Life and Accident Insurance Company Green Roof Project
Jason Kruse – Project Manager, Turner Construction Company
Troy Huffman – Project Manager, American Roofing and Metal Company
The story behind Louisville’s largest privately owned vegetated roof
Installation of a 17,000 sq. ft. sedum mat roofing system
- Rain Gardens, Water Collection and Site Considerations – Regional LEED projects and other sustainable design efforts
Chad Whitaker – Landscape Architect – LEED GA, BTM Engineering
Landscape strategies that deal with water, shading, and maximizing open space
Landscape examples from regional LEED and sustainable design projects
- Living Walls and Urban Landscape Considerations – The Green Building
Tracey Williams – Owner/Designer, Greensleeves Design
The design and construction of a living wall system in an urban environment
Greening strategies for an urban building site
For registration information, please visit the Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Web site.