May 8 Program:
Ninth Annual LEED Showcase:
LEED for Neighborhood Development with Doug Farr
Doug Farr, founding principal of Farr Associates and founding chair of the USGBC LEED-ND committee, will present a detailed examination of one local project and the rating system which it is registered under, LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND). The project is the East Saint Louis Housing Authority’s Church Lane Gardens Master Plan.
Þ Describe key elements and unique features of LEED-ND.
Þ Build on current knowledge of various LEED rating systems and formulate how we ramp up and build smarter on a neighborhood scale.
Þ Discover how new urbanism links projects together, fostering a walkable, livable more vibrant community without relying on personal vehicles.
Þ Review a case study of a LEED-ND project in the St. Louis Metro area, focusing on challenges, opportunities and lessons learned.
SPEAKER: Doug Farr, founding principal of Farr Associates. Based in
, the firm is widely regarded as one of the most sustainable practices in the country, recently certifying its sixth LEED Platinum building and third LEED-ND project. Farr was the founding chair of the USGBC LEED-ND committee, working to establish a national standard that integrates the principles of green building and smart growth, and is author of the urban planning best-seller Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature. His planning work at Farr Associates has helped certify multiple LEED-ND developments across
Submitted for approval of 1 GBCI CE Hour and 1 AIA/CES CEH
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
5:30 – 6:15 pm – Registration & Networking,
6:15 – 7:30 pm – Formal Presentation
Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, 2319 Chouteau,
Louis, MO 63103 map
Free for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Members, ASLA Members & Full-time Students; $20 for Non-members
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QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff at email@example.com or (314) 577-0225.
Thanks to our Program Sponsor!
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