September 12 Program
Landscape Performance Series:
Making the Case for Sustainable Landscape Solutions
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Missouri Botanical Garden, BiodiverseCity St. Louis, and Academy of Science-St. Louis.
SPEAKER: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation
Understanding the environmental, social and economic benefits of sustainable landscapes is essential for designers, developers, investors, and policymakers who influence land development and want better results. This session introduces and explores the concept of landscape performance and why it is critical to achieving sustainability and reaching key decision-makers. The Landscape Architecture Foundation will present an overview of the Landscape Performance Series, an online, interactive set of resources to help evaluate performance, show value and make the case for sustainable landscape solutions. Learn how the Case Study Briefs, Benefits Toolkit, Fast Facts, and more can be used to evaluate and demonstrate the impact of projects and how you can be part of this growing online resource.
- Understand the concept of Landscape Performance and why it is critical to achieving sustainability
- Understand how demonstrating Landscape Performance is critical to reaching key decision-makers
- Learn about resources available in the Landscape Performance Series to show value, quantify benefits, and make the case for sustainable landscape solutions
- Know how to access and submit projects, tools, and research to the online Landscape Performance Series database
Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation
Barbara developed the Landscape Performance Series based on over 10 years of award-winning marketing experience with IBM and her subsequent career change and experience as a landscape architect. As CEO of the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Barbara speaks at national conferences such as Green Build, Eco Districts, ASLA, CELA, ULI, and other sustainable development organizations. In addition, she has taught a variety of courses at the University of Washington, George Washington University, and the Casey Trees Citizen Forester Program.
Submitted for approval of 1 GBCI CE Hour and 1 AIA LU/HSW
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
5:30-6:15 pm –Registration & Networking
6:15-7:30 pm – Formal Presentation
Alberici, 8800 Page Ave.
Free for all attendees!
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THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD)
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