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NELDHA Design Network: “Inside the Sustainable Sites Initiative”

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The Design Network cordially invites you to a lecture

“Inside the Sustainable Sites Initiative”

by Laura Solano
Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 5:30-7:00 pm
Boston Architectural College
100 Mass Ave, Boston, MA,  Room M514

Laura Solano, Principal, at the office of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.. in Cambridge, MA,   will speak to us on the development of the Sustainable Sites Initiative.  The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) is an interdisciplinary effort by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the United States Botanic Garden to create voluntary national guidelines and performance benchmarks for sustainable land design, construction and maintenance practices.  Laura’s expertise as a technical advisor helped to inform the development of the Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks 2009 of SITES.  Ms. Solano will discuss the primary tenets of the initiative and current pilot projects.

Please RSVP to designnetwork@neldha.org.