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Continuing Education

Earn Continuing Education Credits

Friday, October 6

Fri-A1 - updated start time
8:30am–5:00pm
Greenroof Design 101: Introductory

This is the first course in the Green Roof Accreditation Program presented by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Inc. (North America). This introductory course on green roof infrastructure design presents an overview of the many tools and techniques needed to meet green roof project objectives.

The course will focus on identifying the costs and benefits of green roofs to reach
performance goals; identifying a variety of green roof products and understanding the
performance criteria of different elements and their relevance to design intent; introducing
the major design principles of a successful project and discussing causes for error which might lead to failure; and reviewing the various professions and competencies required to optimally implement a successful project.

This course also provides information on determining the major functions and components
of a green roof; describing the characteristics and assessing various advantages of different green roof systems available in the marketplace; utilizing an integrated design process for maximum
benefit; evaluating the major market drivers encouraging the green roof industry in
North America; and obtaining maximum points by integrating a green roof into the
U.S. Green Building Council LEED™ Accreditation point system.

The fee for this workshop includes:

  • Participant’s manual and course completion certificate;
  • Complimentary morning coffee break, box lunch, and afternoon refreshment break;
  • Complimentary one year Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) individual membership
    with a 50 percent discount on purchase of Conference CDs containing more than 50 technical papers on policy, design, and research ($50 U.S. value);
  • Two-line description in the searchable online membership database, including
    contact information and member profile of participation in previous conferences,
    workshops, and training courses;
  • Membership listing in GRHC’s Members’ Directory in the Conference CD;
  • Bi-monthly electronic newsletter on green roof developments; and
  • One semi-annual hard copy or electronic version of the Green Roof Infrastructure
    Monitor™.

$199 per person

Fri-A2 - updated start time
8:30am–5:00pm
Greenroof Design 201: Infrastructure Design and Installation

This is the second course in the Green Roof Accreditation Program presented by Green
Roofs for Healthy Cities, Inc. (North America). Registrants should have already taken the
Green Roof Design 101 Introductory Course or have a solid understanding of green roof
design and available technology.

The course provides an in-depth discussion of a multitude of implementation issues, and what cannot be taught in one day will be available as supporting documentation in the participant’s manual. From the first client meeting through scheduling, insurance and permit issues, site analysis, construction considerations, subcontracting, building a qualified project team, post-construction maintenance, and more—Green Roof Implementation 201 has it all!

This course also provides the necessary information to project manage the design and installation of a green roof, including the essential qualifications for project teams; critical questions to ask clients (matching their ecological requirements to design practicalities); identifying building code/municipal permit issues; liability issues (including insurance, waivers, guarantees, etc.); design and implementation issues for new and retrofit buildings (including structural loading concerns, drainage, erosion control, storm water retention, etc.); subcontracting and scheduling
concerns; and much more.

The fee for this workshop includes:

  • Participant’s manual and course completion certificate;
  • Complimentary morning coffee break, box lunch, and afternoon refreshment
    break;
  • Complimentary one year Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) individual membership
    with a 50 percent discount on purchase of Conference CDs containing more than 50 technical papers on policy, design, and research ($50 U.S. value);
  • Two-line description in the searchable online membership database including
    contact information and member profile of participation in previous conferences,
    workshops, and training courses;
  • Membership listing in GRHC’s Members’ Directory in their Conference CD;
  • Bi-monthly electronic newsletter on green roof developments; and
  • One semi-annual hard copy or electronic version of the Green Roof Infrastructure
    Monitor™.

$199 per person

Fri-A3
2:00pm–4:00pm
Inside the LA Studio: M. Paul Friedberg
Level: Introductory

As part of the Landscape Legends Oral History Initiative of The Cultural Landscape
Foundation, M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA, will be interviewed and profiled for this first
offering in an ongoing series. The format will open with the premiere of a videotaped,
on-site interview of Friedberg in Peavey Plaza and Loring Greenway, two downtown Minneapolis designs that he executed in the mid-to-late 1970s. Following the video presentation, Charles
Birnbaum, FASLA, will interview Friedberg live in the conference room. The gathering
will conclude with a Q&A session.

Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, National Park Service Historic Landscape
Initiative (Moderator); M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Thomas J. Whitlock, ASLA, Damon Farber Associates

Saturday, October 7

Sat-A1
10:30am–12:00pm
EPA Greenscapes: Building Sustainable Sites from the
Ground Up—Soil

Level: Intermediate

Healthy soil is essential to sustainable landscapes. This session will share state-of-theart
knowledge on the science of soil health and techniques for restoring or establishing
healthy soils. Costs and benefits of alternative technologies will be presented. Topics
to be covered include soil organic matter— why it’s essential to everything you’ll do;
bioremediation and restoration of contaminated/ Brownfield sites; erosion control
using sustainable Best Management Practices; and saving money and improving
performance with Environmentally Preferable Products & Practices.

Jean M. Schwab, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste;
David McDonald, Seattle Public Utilities; Dwayne Stenlund, MS, CPESC, CPRM,
Minnesota Department of Transportation; Jeff Shimonski, Tropical Designs of Florida, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Ronald B. Sawhill, ASLA, University of Georgia

Sat-A2
10:30am–1:00pm
LARE Workshop A
Level: Introductory

In a two-part format, the ASLA LARE Review Sessions will give candidates an
opportunity to test their strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies to help
prepare for the licensing examination. Candidates will be introduced to stressreduction
tips and develop an understanding of how the exam is evaluated by
CLARB in order to implement strategies for successfully completing the exam.
Participants are expected to bring their own kit of simple drafting equipment and
calculators for the practice problems worked through during the review.
Enrollment is limited.

The instruction for Section C: Site Design will focus on candidate strengths and
weaknesses, with study tips, strategies, and practice problems.

$50 per person with Early Bird registration; $60 thereafter
Karen Beck, ASLA, Commonwealth Engineering Consultants; C. Edward Curtin,
FASLA, City of Columbus, Indiana; Tom Nieman PhD, FASLA, University of
Kentucky; Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA, University of Florida

Sat-A3
11:00am–12:30pm (updated ending time)
ASLA Green Roof Project
Level: Advanced

Hear from the experts who designed the green roof for the ASLA headquarters
building, a project that will help define the landscape architect’s role in this
emerging sustainable technology. The landscape architects will describe the
context, design process, plant selection, implementation, and ongoing quantitative
analysis of the project’s environmental and structural impact. And the key product
manufacturers from products included in the project will highlight the unique
features and benefits that each of their products brings to the green roof’s
sustainability and overall function.

Christopher Counts, ASLA, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.; Steve Skinner,
American Hydrotech; Carl Griffin, Ohio Gratings; Mark Comolli, ForestWorld; Edmund C. Snodgrass, Emory Knoll Farms, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Vanessa Warren, ASLA, Wilcox Associates, Inc.

Sat-A4
11:00am–12:00pm
Millennium Report
Level: Advanced

As Director of the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) People and Ecosystems
Program, Janet Ranganathan oversees a program aimed at reversing the rapid
degradation of ecosystems and assuring their capacity to provide humans with
needed goods and services. This session will provide an overview of the WRI
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment findings and explore their implications for business,
governments, and the landscape architecture community.

Janet Ranganathan, People and Ecosystems Program and Global Forest Watch, World
Resources Institute.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Debra Guenther, ASLA, Mithun Partners

Sat-B1
12:15pm–2:15pm
The 5th Annual Forum on Landscape Architecture in the Public Realm:
Development and Impacts of the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Service

Level: Intermediate

Seeking relief from urban decline, traffic congestion, and sprawl, Minneapolis
launched its Hiawatha Light Rail Transit (LRT) Service in the summer of 2004. Find
out how the LRT Service was developed with committed civic leadership, design
sensitivity, and public involvement to assure business and community groups
that this investment in transit would benefit and enhance the communities that it
would serve both now and in the future.

Nancy McLean, ASLA, Corporation of Delta, Delta, British Columbia (Moderator); Steve
Durrant, ASLA, Alta Planning + Design; Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County;
Gordon Price, Simon Fraser University; Dave Showalter, URS

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Todd R. Wichman, ASLA, Todd Wichman Landscape
Architecture, LLC

Sat-B2
12:45pm–1:45pm
The Professionals of the Future: Is there Optimism?
Level: Intermediate

The demand for landscape architects is growing as the profession becomes increasingly
recognized for its contributions to society and the environment. In this session,
you’ll gain a solid understanding of how the profession has evolved and learn how the
interface between practice and education must be enhanced to ensure the profession’s
future. You’ll also explore the ways in which the profession’s future is dependent upon
disciplinary hybridization and attracting more young people to enter the profession.

Brian Orland, FASLA, Penn State University; Peter Pollack, FASLA, Pollock Design
Association; Kellean Foster, ASLA, Penn State University; Terry Ryan, FASLA,
Jacobs/Ryan Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Sadik C. Artunc, FASLA, Louisiana State University

Sat-B3
12:45pm–2:15pm
EPA Greenscapes: Building Sustainable Sites from the
Ground Up—Water

Level: Intermediate

This session will review the best available tools and products for achieving efficient
water use in the landscape. Attendees will learn how to help reduce the need for
costly water supply and wastewater treatment facilities, maintain stream flows
and healthy aquatic habitats, and reduce the energy used to pump and treat irrigation
water through Low Impact Development (LID). LID manages water resources through rain gardens and pervious pavements, use of native plants and hydrozones, and water-efficient irrigation
techniques and technologies.

Neil Weinstein, Low Impact Development Center; Jennifer Appel, ASLA, Landsculpture
& Design, Inc.; Andy Smith, Smith Irrigation, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Stephanie J. Demchik, ASLA, John E. Harms, Jr. & Associates, Inc.

Sat-B4
12:45pm–2:15pm
Call to Action: Transforming Red and Blue States to Green
Level: Intermediate

Landscape architects have the knowledge and experience that can help public officials
make informed decisions. The key to getting a seat at the table is direct and regular engagement with policymakers. Panelists will discuss the importance of getting involved in the process from a
legislator’s perspective, the importance of licensure and engagement for protecting
the interests of the profession, and new tools and other resources designed to support
ASLA advocacy.

Angela Dye, ASLA, Vice President, Government Affairs (Moderator); Glenn
Oder, ASLA, Delegate, Virginia General Assembly, and former member of the
Newport News Planning Commission; Dale Jaeger, ASLA, The Jaeger Company; Craig
Coronato, ASLA, EDAW; Scott Kovarovics, American Society of Landscape Architects

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Chad D. Danos, ASLA, BROWN+DANOS landdesign, inc.

Sat-C1
2:30pm-5:00pm
LARE Workshop B
Level: Introductory

In a two-part format, the ASLA LARE Review Sessions will give candidates an
opportunity to test their strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies to help
prepare for the licensing examination. Candidates will be introduced to stressreduction
tips and develop an understanding of how the exam is evaluated by CLARB
in order to implement strategies for successfully completing the exam. Participants
are expected to bring their own kit of simple drafting equipment and calculators for
the practice problems worked through during the review. Enrollment is limited.
The instruction for Section E: Grading, Drainage and Stormwater Management
will focus on candidate strengths and weaknesses, with study tips, strategies,
and practice problems.

$50 per person with Early Bird registration; $60 thereafter
Karen Beck, ASLA, Common Wealth Engineers Consulting; C. Edward Curtin,
FASLA, City of Columbus, Indiana; Tom Nieman PhD, FASLA, University of
Kentucky; Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA, University of Florida

Sat-C2
4:00pm-5:30pm
Beating around the Bush: Landscape Lighting—
Developing A Basic Process

Level: Intermediate

This session will explore the process of designing lighting for entirely new
landscapes, as well as renovations and additions, with a focus on residential lighting. Timing will be discussed—both the intent of the design to relate to the mature landscape as well as a phased
installation that enables the design team to use the site as a model. Finally, this
session will examine strategies toward locating power, choosing the appropriate
hardware, and designing systems that are flexible enough to accommodate future
elements.

George Sexton, George Sexton Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: James F. Socash, ASLA, JFS Design Inc.

Sat-C3
4:00pm-5:30pm
Hiring and Retaining Winners
Level: Intermediate

A growing business requires a high quality, stable workforce. It is increasingly difficult
to hire and retain employees that will help, not hurt our businesses. Ray will share
innovative strategies for finding, hiring, and retaining winners that he developed
over 30 years as a manager and owner of five successful businesses. Come ready to
take notes. This is a high content, highoctane program.

Ray Leone, The Leone Resources Group

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Lori Eddie Schanche, ASLA, Municipality of Anchorage

Sat-C4
4:00pm-5:30pm
Residential Design in the Midwest: Douglas Hoerr
Level: Advanced

Learn about residential landscape design the Midwest through the work of a premier
landscape architect from the region. Douglas Hoerr specializes in high-end residential
design, while also standing at out a leader in the green roof movement, serving as chairman of Mayor Daley's Green Roof Committee in Chicago.

Douglas Hoerr, ASLA, Douglas Hoerr Landscape Architecture

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Susan L.B. Jacobson, FASLA, Bartells/Jacobson Design

Sat-C5
4:00pm-5:30pm
Green Solutions/ Government Planet
Level: Intermediate

In this session, landscape architects from federal agencies will team with their private
sector counterparts to highlight projects from across the country that illustrate
changing missions, new demands, green solutions, and growing business opportunities.
Participants will discuss the political and organizational factors and relationships
that are central to the public-private partnerships driving green innovation in government
today.

Dan Sullivan, American Society of Landscape Architects (Moderator); Mathew Arnn, ASLA, USDA Forest Service; Lindy Wolner, ASLA, US Army Corps of Engineers; Kenneth Kost, PBS&J; Mark Tabor, ASLA, National Park Service; Robert Welch, ASLA, National Park Service; Robert Smith, FASLA, DHM Design

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Ron L. Taylor, ASLA, HNTB-Indianapolis

Sat-C6
4:00pm-5:30pm
What You Don’t Know About Trees, But Were Afraid to Ask!
Level: Intermediate

This technical presentation discusses emerging standards for the production,
planting, and care of trees based on the experiences of the experts who formed the
Northern Illinois Specification Review Committee in 2002. The founding members
of the group represent growers, landscape contractors, landscape architects, arborists,
and municipal foresters who have been meeting to discuss concerns raised about
the lack of specific standards for use by professionals when specifying, growing,
digging, transporting, and planting trees.

James R. Urban, FASLA, Urban Trees + Soils; Bernard M. Jacobs, FASLA, Jacobs/Ryan
Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Jeffrey A. Tandul, ASLA, Environmentors

Sat-C7
4:00pm-5:30pm
Built for Change? Modernism in Minneapolis
Level: Advanced

Minneapolis boasts some innovative and important examples of modern landscape
architecture, including such works as Nicollet Mall by Lawrence Halprin, Peavey
Plaza and Loring Greenway by M. Paul Friedberg, and River Tower Condominiums
by Sasaki Walker and Associates. This panel will profile recent work at these
projects and others and will address how these resources are being managed for
future generations.

Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative
(Moderator); Jean Garbarini, ASLA, Close Landscape Architecture; Chad Moffett,
ASLA, Mead & Hunt, Inc.; Charlene K. Roise, Hess Roise

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Todd R. Wichman, Todd Wichman Landscape Architecture, LLC

Sat-C8
4:00pm-5:30pm
CEO Roundtable: Global Business Update
Level: Advanced

The CEO Roundtable includes leaders from a cross-section of firms located across the
U.S. This session will provide the annual update on the current business trends and
major issues facing the profession globally and will provide an opportunity for top
industry leaders to share their thoughts on the state of the profession, the current
market drivers, and the factors for success and sustainability for their firms in the
near- and long-term.

F. Christopher Dimond, FASLA, HNTB (Moderator); Joseph E. Brown, FASLA,
EDAW Inc.; William B. Callaway, FASLA, The SWA Group; Chip Crawford, ASLA, HOK;
Joseph J. Lalli, FASLA, EDSA

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Rodney L. Swink, FASLA, North Carolina Office of Urban Development

Sat-C9
4:00pm-5:30pm
Stormwater: Landscape Architect’s Role and A Neighborshed
Approach to Stormwater Management

Level: Advanced

Get an extensive overview of stormwater management and how landscape architects
can design effective Best Management Practices. Find out how stormwater regulation applies to projects and how to define and illustrate several Best Management Practices such as vegetative
swales, bioretention swales, and vegetative buffer strips. Learn how watersheds, at a variety of scales, serve as a useful planning unit for stormwater infrastructure and discover a methodology for designing green infrastructure systems based on a neighborshed approach.

Michael Morrow, ASLA, Carlile Macy; Jason King, ASLA, GreenWorks, PC; Kelly Rodgers, Student ASLA, University of British Columbia

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Ronald B. Sawhill, ASLA, University of Georgia

Sunday October, 8

Sun-A1
10:30am-12:00pm
CEO Roundtable: Emerging Professionals
Level: Introductory

This discussion will focus on challenges and issues faced by young professionals upon entering the profession. Key topics to be explored include whether their expectations have been met, if their studies adequately prepared them for their professional life, the types of training they have
received on the job, and what advice they would give to students or other young professionals
entering the workforce.

James K. Stickley, ASLA, Wallace Roberts Todd, LLC (Moderator); Bryan Harding,
Associate ASLA, Design Workshop; Emily Pizzuto, ASLA, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Ltd.; Lauren V. Brown, ASLA, The SWA Group, Inc.; Michelle Jeffery Delk, ASLA,
Civitas; Jeremy D. Blad, Associate ASLA, HNTB; Michael Johnson, ASLA, EDSAASLA/IFLA

Session Host: Steve King, FASLA, Landscape Structures, Inc.

Sun-A2
10:30am-12:00pm
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design as A Testing Ground with Pamela
Burton and Mia Lehrer

Level: Advanced

Pamela Burton combines an extensive knowledge of plant material and the history
of landscape with an interest in the symbolic resonance of architectural spaces.
Mia Lehrer is widely recognized for her progressive landscape designs and for her
advocacy of environmentally sensitive and people-friendly public spaces. Together
Burton and Lehrer will showcase their work, highlighting residential design projects
as testing grounds for design that translates to large-scale projects.

Pamela Burton, ASLA, Pamela Burton & Company; Mia Lehrer, ASLA, Mia Lehrer +
Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Donald M. Fox, FASLA, Yosemite National Park

Sun-A3
10:30am-12:00pm
Negotiating Strategies For Maximizing Profit and Customer
Satisfaction

Level: Intermediate

Clients are becoming more demanding and effective negotiators. You will never
make more money per minute than you make while negotiating, so it pays to do
it right. In this session, you will learn how to negotiate true win/win agreements,
discover the four ingredients that determine your strategy, find out what to
avoid, and develop the qualities of master negotiators.

Ray Leone, The Leone Resources Group

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Jim Donovan, FASLA, Wilbur Smith Associates

Sun-A4
10:30am-12:00pm
Permeable Pavements and Structural Soils: Partner
Technologies for Urban Environment and Urban Design

Level: Advanced

Participants in this session will learn the essentials of designing and specifying
environmentally restorative pavements and rooting zones, highlighted by project
examples and industry resources for technical follow-through.

Bruce K. Ferguson, FASLA, University of Georgia; Peter Trowbridge, FASLA,
Trowbridge & Wolf Landscape Architects; Nina Bassuk, Cornell University Urban
Horticulture Institute; David R. Smith, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute;
Jay Rients, Unilock Chicago, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: James F. Socash, ASLA, JFS Design Inc.

Sun-A5
10:30am-12:00pm
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design with Tom Oslund
and Ken Smith

Level: Advanced

Tom Oslund is an award winning designer with more than 20 years of experience at
a variety of project scales from 800-acre master planning efforts to small rooftop
gardens. Ken Smith’s award winning projects primarily are in the realm of urban
public space, often exploiting existing, reworked, or complex urban sites. Both
Oslund and Smith have an extensive portfolio in residential design, which will be
highlighted in this intimate session, while drawing from all of their work.

Thomas R. Oslund, FASLA, oslund.and.associates; Ken Smith, ASLA, Ken Smith Landscape Architecture

Sun-A6
10:30am-12:00pm
IFLA Global Partners for Green Solutions
Level: Intermediate

IFLA has established a cooperative network with other international design professions
that facilitates its mission: to respond to the challenges and opportunities that arise globally
for those in the landscape architecture profession. This session will provide overviews of such partner organizations within this network as UNESCO’s World Heritage Landscapes program, the World Conservation Union’s Global Strategies Group, the U.N./Habitat Global Division’s Safer and Sustainable Cities program, the International Union of Architects, and the International Society of City and Regional Planners.

Martha Fajardo, IFLA (Moderator); Mechtild Rossler, PhD, UNESCO; Lars Reuterswärd,
U.N./Habitat; Gaetan Siew, UIA; Alfonso Vegara, ISOCARP

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Susan L.B. Jacobson, FASLA, Bartells/Jacobson Design

Sun-A7
10:30am-12:00pm
LandTech: Integrating Technology in Site Analysis:
EDAW Case Study

Level: Intermediate

In this case study, find out how EDAW did inventory, analysis, opportunities and constraints,
and concept plans for 95 different sites in seven different states—all in 10 weeks. To do this they used cutting-edge GIS sketching software, geospatial search engines, and custom web applications.

Richard Schwien, EDAW, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Liz Birkholz, Associate ASLA, NBBJ

Sun-A8
10:30am-12:00pm
Building in the Aftermath
Level: Advanced

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita not only destroyed countless buildings along the Gulf
Coast, but also killed plant life and devastated the already-compromised coastal wetlands.
The loss of these natural elements is doubly tragic, because if still intact, they
could mitigate damage from future storms. A panel of landscape architects and planners
will examine the role of these critical components in a healthy ecosystem and
discuss the vital need for restoration of the wetlands and other related issues.

Joseph E. Brown, FASLA, EDAW; Paul Rookwood, ASLA, WRT; Kevin Shanley,
ASLA, SWA Group; James L. Sipes, ASLA, EDAW, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Scott L. Siefker, ASLA, HNTB-Indianapolis

Sun-B1
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Sustainable Community Planning in China
Level: Intermediate

China’s reliance on Western patterns of development has improved living standards
for many millions of people while producing profoundly negative environmental
effects. Find out how one firm has worked with new communities in China to introduce more sustainable land planning approaches. Its systems-based conceptualization
process integrates energy, building systems, waste stream, and other considerations
early in the planning process to inform the organization and pattern of the community.

Diane M. Dale, ASLA, William McDonough + Partners

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Peter M. Pollack, FASLA, Pollack Design Associates

Sun-B2
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Integrating Landscape Design and Sewage Treatment with
Constructed Wetlands

Level: Introductory

Constructed wetlands are an aesthetically pleasing and functional wastewater treatment
alternative and partner well with cluster developments. Community wastewater
treatment systems are an influential component of cluster development site design, andwhen properly planned can provide a community amenity, decrease land required by
wastewater infrastructure, and provide greater freedom to the site designer. Explore
the types, uses, and integration of treatment wetlands into cluster developments.

Scott D. Wallace, North American Wetland Engineering, LLC; Tara J. McDonough, North
American Wetland Engineering, LLC.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Stephanie V. Landregan, ASLA, MRCA

Sun-B3
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design Lessons
from the Southwest with Steve Martino

Level: Advanced

Steve Martino, FASLA, designs landscapes that demonstrate an understanding of the
cultural significance and character of a site. He has pioneered the use of native and lowwater
plants, bold forms, and conservative use of water to achieve dramatic, lush, and
livable landscapes that celebrate the desert. His Sonoran desert projects are known for
introducing new technical innovations in design and horticultural practices. In this session,
Steve will discuss the juxtaposition of man-made elements with natural, ecological
processes in residential projects.

Steve Martino, FASLA, Steve Martino and Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Raymond Lee Jungles, ASLA, Raymond Jungles, Inc.

Sun-B4
2:45pm-3:45 pm
The Law as A Tool for Landscape Architecture: Experience from
New Zealand

Level: Intermediate

Find out how New Zealand’s Resource Management law assists landscape architects
in the planning, design, and management areas of their projects. Learn how
landscape architects in New Zealand contribute to landscape planning, mediation of
conflicts, appeals, and decision making in the Environment Court of New Zealand.

Diane H. Menzies, Environment Court of New Zealand; John Lewis Goodwin, Boffa
Miskell Partners

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Adam R. Arvidson, ASLA, Treeline

Sun-B5
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Right Tree/Right Place: Selecting Trees for Tropical Urban
Environments

Level: Advanced

First developed by the National Arbor Day Foundation, the Right Tree/Right Place program
is especially appropriate for urban tree planting. As urbanization extends
throughout the country and open spaces shrink in the urban cores, the need to
plant urban forests becomes ever greater. In addition to addressing such concerns in
the U.S., this session will discuss environmental pressures to implement the Right
Tree/Right Place program in urban centers throughout the tropics, with a focus on
Latin America.

James F. Socash, ASLA, JFS Design Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Jordan Lockman, Associate ASLA, Dundee Nursery and Landscape

Sun-B6
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Olmsted’s Early Career: The Relationship Between the Public Health and
Landscape Architecture

Level: Advanced

This session will focus on how Frederick Law Olmsted, often considered the father of landscape architecture, came to the field after careers in public health and as a public intellectual. While that mix of activities might seem odd today, Olmsted saw them as related. The future of landscape architecture lies in its rediscovery of what Olmsted knew: the field’s relationship to public health and its practitioners’ responsibilities as public intellectuals.

Charles Beveridge, Hon. ASLA (moderator); Thomas Fisher, Dean CALA; Valerie Fletcher,
Adaptive Environments

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Stephanie J. Demchik ASLA, John E. Harms, Jr. & Associates, Inc.

Sun-B7
2:45pm-3:45 pm
Japanese Gardens: Cultural Scope of their Global Influence
Level: Intermediate

Contemporary landscape design across the world has long been influenced by Japanese garden design principles and concepts, and the trend shows no sign of decline. The material covered in this presentation will range from such broad Japanese concepts as “borrowed landscapes” to exquisite, intimate details of stone, water, and wood. Professor Suzuki will describe the centuries-old principles of Japanese landscape design using case studies including the oldest existing Japanese style garden in North America, the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, and Larry Ellison's Florida Woodland, completed in 2004 and one of the most ambitious Japanese gardens in America.
Landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy, author of Outside the Not So Big House, will then discuss design theories that she derived from intensive studies in Japan and show her work, including the award-winning Toronto Music Garden designed in collaboration with cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Faye Harwell, ASLA, Rhodeside and Harwell, Inc. (Moderator); Makoto Suzuki, Int'l ASLA, NODAI (Tokyo University of Agriculture); Julie Moir Messervy, Affiliate ASLA, Julie Moir Messervy and Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: J. Marq Truscott, ASLA, Quadriga Landscape Architecture and Planning, Inc.

Sun-B8
2:45pm-3:45 pm
LandTech: PlaceMatters? Participation Using Electronic Methods to
Improve Civic Engagement

Level: Advanced

PlaceMatters.com represents a coalition of community leaders and organizations interested in high performance approaches to citizen collaboration, community design, and development. Advances in innovative modeling and visualization technologies are transforming the ways communities can use information to make local and regional decisions. This session will present a combination of impact analysis, spatial mapping, visualization, and modeling tools that provide community planners with a more comprehensive understanding of the links between smart growth, resource consumption, and environmental quality.

Ken Snyder, Executive Director, PlaceMatters

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Angela D. Dye, ASLA, A Dye Design, Inc.

Sun-C1
4:00pm-5:30pm
Emerging Trends: The Future Practice of Landscape Architecture
Level: Introductory

Panelists will explore the trends driving demand for change in the character of thebuilt environment and discuss how to address the expected changes. They will also outline the knowledge and skills that landscape architects will need to meet the future demands of the profession.

Bob Scarfo, ASLA, Washington State University (Moderator); John Paul Carman, FASLA, Design for Generations, LLC; James L. Sipes, ASLA, EDAW; Robert Thayer, FASLA, University of California, Davis

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Gary B. Kesler, FASLA, University of Illinois

Sun-C2
4:00pm-5:30pm
Inside the LA Studio: Michael Van Valkenburgh
Level: Advanced

Award winning landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh will share his design philosophy
through an up-close look at his firm’s work. Van Valkenburgh has pursued a lifelong interest in landscape as a living design medium that deepens and enriches people’s lives in cities, on campuses, in gardens, and elsewhere. The experiential dimension of landscape and the aspects
of its human use motivate him as a designer and define the purpose and range of his work.

Michael Van Valkenburgh, FASLA, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: James Hayter, V.P. Eastern Region, IFLA

Sun-C3
4:00pm-5:30pm
CEO Roundtable: Best Practices for Small Firms
Level: Intermediate

The challenges faced by small firms are similar to those faced by large firms. However, there are unique issues that pertain solely to small firms or that are more important to small firms. This session will serve as the first CEO Roundtable focused on the needs of running a small firm, including financing, contracts, hiring, marketing, business development, and liability.

Joseph Lalli, FASLA, EDSA, Inc. (moderator); Thomas R. Oslund, FASLA, oslund.and.associates; Mark W. Johnson, FASLA, Civitas; Gary R. Hilderbrand, FASLA; Reed Hilderbrand Associates; Martha Schwartz, ASLA, Martha Schwartz, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Terry W. Ryan, ASLA, Jacobs/Ryan Associates

Sun-C4
4:00pm-5:30pm
Landscape Architecture as Effective Public Policy
Level: Advanced

Three cities, Charleston, SC; Chicago, IL; and Washington, D.C., are undergoing largescale
beautification programs that not only reap environmental benefits, but also long term economic benefits. This session will present three strong case studies for implementing beautification and redevelopment projects that can turn under-used public spaces and forgotten or run down spaces into focal community places that benefit a city’s environment, citizens, and long-term economic health.

Drew Becher, New York Restoration Project; Astrid Haryati, ASLA, Office of the Mayor, Chicago; Steve Livingston, ASLA, Director, Department of Parks, Charleston

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Aris W. Stalis, ASLA, BSC Group

Sun-C5
4:00pm-5:30pm
SITESS—Systems Integration Tool for Environmentally
Sustainable Sites

Level: Intermediate

This session invites you to learn about and have input into the development of SITESS, a proposed framework to encourage site sustainability. ASLA and industry partners are developing a methodology for advancing sustainability goals to more fully address watershed health, biodiversity, human well-being, and other desirable outcomes specifically related to site development choices. This rating tool may influence the content of other rating tools, as well stand as a discrete tool to apply to projects where site development is the largest component.

Deb Guenther, ASLA, Mithun; Jana McKenzie, ASLA, EDAW, Inc.; April Phillips, ASLA, April
Phillips Design Works, Inc.; Heather Venhaus, ASLA, The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower
Center; New - Glenn Acomb, ASLA, Univeristy of Minnesota

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: David H. Walters, ASLA, Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc.

Sun-C6
4:00pm-5:30pm
Lessons from the Wharf District Park Public Process
Level: Advanced

This session will discuss the public process for the design of the Wharf District Park, the
park space that will be replacing the elevated freeway that has dissected Boston’s
downtown from its waterfront for more than 50 years, and involved more than 150 public
and task force meetings. While controversial at times, the design has finally been
embraced by the Boston community and is currently being built. This session provides
an opportunity to explore the many perspectives and lessons learned in this process.

Tom Palmer, the Boston Globe (Moderator); Barbara Faga, FASLA, EDAW; Lynn Wolff,
ASLA, Copley-Wolff Design Group; Fred Yalouris, Massachusetts Turnpike Authority;
JP Shadley, ASLA, Shadley Associates; Robert Tuchmann, WilmerHale; Susan Lavoie, Wharf
District Task Force

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Joseph T. Geller, ASLA, Geller Devellis Inc.

Sun-C7
4:00pm-5:30pm
Security Design in 2006
Level: Intermediate

Government agencies in the U.S. and overseas are leading the development and
application of perimeter security requirements and guidelines to protect federal
facilities from terrorist actions. Demand for landscape architects able to address
perimeter security requirements continues to increase. This panel includes experts
from the public and private sector who will discuss the security concepts and security
design criteria, as well as pitfalls, best practices, and future directions for security
design.

Mary Ann Lasch, FASLA, Gensler; Marsha A. Lea, ASLA, EDAW, Inc.; Douglas Hall,
Smithsonian Institution; Christine Saum, National Capital Planning Commision

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Doris M. Sullivan, FASLA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sun-C8
4:00pm-5:30pm
LandTech: Real-time 3D Sketching
Level: Intermediate

This session will demonstrate the use of “real-time” 3D visualization tools to show
the implications of changes at all scales of planning and design. A case study of plans
for a community bypass and downtown improvements will highlight the versatility
of today’s digital tools in conveying the impact of design alternatives and policy
changes. The results have been interpreted into design guidelines and will evolve into
a downtown improvement plan.

Steve Mullen, ASLA, ForeSee Consulting; Chase Mullen, Winston Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Brian J. LaHaie, ASLA, University of Georgia

Monday, October 9

Mon-A1
8:30am-9:30am
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Garden Splendor with Peter Wirtz
Level: Advanced

With his artful all-weather designs, Jacques Wirtz has made his name as a modern master
of the garden. He may be Europe’s foremost garden designer but that hasn’t turned
his head from his great love: the lowly boxwood. For the past 30 years, Wirtz has used
the ubiquitous evergreen as a personal signature, and his hedges have achieved iconic
status. In this session, his son and partner Peter Wirtz will showcase the firm’s work on
private and public gardens, in Europe, Asia, and the U.S.

Peter Wirtz, International ASLA, Wirtz International N.V.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Frederick R. Steiner, FASLA, University of Texas at Austin

Mon-A2
8:30am-9:30am
Hong Kong Wetland Park— A Multi-Disciplinary Exercise
in Sustainability

Level: Intermediate

Gain an understanding of the key role the landscape architect can perform in leading
multi-disciplinary teams to achieve environmentally conscious solutions to large
scale and diverse projects. Develop insight into the skills required to overcome potentially
conflicting objectives in the development of a major project and explore more
sustainable solutions to complex and demanding project briefs.

Andrew Hall Lewis, Hong Kong SAR Government

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Adam R. Arvidson, ASLA, Treeline

Mon-A3
8:30am-9:30am
HtO—Toronto’s New Urban Beach
Level: Advanced

Explore the innovative ecological design that was a driving force in the development
of an urban waterfront design for Toronto. The approach includes the creation
of a new public realm through ecological regeneration of the water’s edge with bioremediation,
the construction of fish habitat, the introduction of wind turbine technology, and the creation of a wind-break dune landscape, planted with native species.

Janet Rosenberg, ASLA, Janet Rosenberg + Associates, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Debra Guenther, ASLA, Mithun Partners

Mon-A4
8:30am-9:30am
LandTech: Wetlands Mapping
Level: Intermediate

The Gulf Coast has been hit hard in recent years by hurricanes such as Katrina and
Rita, and landscape architects can play a major role in the rebuilding effort. This session
looks at how to utilize cutting-edge technology to help ensure that design and
planning decisions have a strong scientific foundation. By using computer-based modeling
procedures that integrate with models from scientific organizations such as NHC
and NOAA, landscape architects can help guide rebuilding efforts as well as create
public and private sector policies that reduce impacts from future hurricanes and
severe storms.

James L. Sipes, ASLA, EDAW, Inc.; Kevin Shanley, ASLA, The SWA Group

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Stephen Goltry, ASLA, Stephen Wesley Goltry

Mon-A5
8:30am-9:30am
Transforming Perimeter Security around Federal Buildings
Level: Intermediate

The U.S. General Services Administration is leading an effort to educate its employees
and design professions about diverse options for perimeter security. To this end,
the agency has produced a perimeter security design guide for the range of
security options that could be utilized to meet a specific threat. This session will
highlight the guide and discuss how landscape architects can use it to help property
managers understand that effective perimeter security, good design, and freedom
of movement go hand-in-hand.

Scott Kovarovics, American Society of Landscape Architects (Moderator); Mary
Ann Lasch, FASLA, GENSLER; Roger Courtenay, ASLA, EDAW; Robert Theel,
General Services Administration; Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, Ross Barney Jankowski Architects

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Juanita D. Shearer-Swink, FASLA, Triangle Transit Authority

Mon-A6
Winning Strategies: ASLA 2006 Student Awards
8:30am-9:30am
Level: Introductory

Selected student award recipients and their advisors will share highlights from winning
projects. Members of the ASLA 2006 Student Awards jury will reveal what caught
their imaginations about the projects that won, trends they saw among the entry topics,
and simple strategies for improving your awards submissions. Don't miss this glimpse
into what future professionals are studying and the amazing work they are creating.

2006 Jury: Gary R. Hilderbrand, FASLA, Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Inc.
(Moderator); Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, ASLA, Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC; Richard
Hawks, FASLA, State University of New York; Mia M. Lehrer, ASLA, Mia Lehrer +
Associates; Elizabeth Meyer, FASLA, University of Virginia; Thomas R. Oslund,
FASLA oslund.and.assoc.; Peter Lindsay Schaudt, ASLA; Peter Lindsay Schaudt
Landscape Architecture, Inc.; selected Student Award winners and their advisors.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Brian J. LaHaie, ASLA, University of Georgia

Mon-A7 - New Session
Collaboration in the Garden: Creating Restorative Environments
8:30am-9:30am
Level: Intermediate

When we design accessible spaces, we are designing not just for the disabled, but for everyone. With this in mind, the Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden in the Cleveland Botanical Garden was created to accommodate the full range of the human condition. This presentation will outline the collaborative approach we used to incorporate nature, healing, and design in the development of the Restorative Garden. It will also explore the renovation and expansion of a treasured Library Reading Garden into an exemplary setting that expresses the restorative powers of nature.

David Kamp, ASLA, Dirtworks, PC

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Frederick J. Poehler, ASLA, Habitat Studio, Inc.

Mon-A8 - New Session
How to Maximize Profit Per Customer
8:30am-9:30am
Level: Intermediate

Every client is different and approaches a project with a different value proposition. So how do you maximize your firm's profit each time? In this session, you will learn how to customize your presentation to the personality of each client, perfect your close, close the sale before investing time in the proposal, and overcome the price objection.

Ray Leone, The Leone Resource Group

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: J. Marq Truscott, ASLA, Quadriga Landscape Architecture and Planning, Inc.

Mon-B1
9:45am-11:15am
GIS—Lessons from the 2005 Dangermond Fellowship Winners
Level: Introductory

Explore projects that were granted the first Dangermond Fellowship awards, sponsored
by ESRI, ASLA, and Landscape Architecture Foundation. The first used the
integration of GIS, the Arc Hydro data modes, and hydrologic models to study
the Wildcat Creek watershed in Kansas. The second used GIS and 3D modeling as a
tool for a multiuse trail and bicycle network designed to provide a model for promoting
healthy lifestyles. The third aims to create a model that could be used to show
policy makers how their planning decisions affect the ecology around them.

Michael Flaxman, ESRI (Moderator); Eric Castle, Kansas State University; Rose Fraley,
Student ASLA, Ball State University; Karen C. Hanna, FASLA, California State Polytechnic Univeristy

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Ann M. McGinnes, ASLA, Garland Parks and Recreation Department

Mon-B2
9:45am-11:15am
Managing Peak Performing Teams
Level: Intermediate

Leading and managing are not the same. Motivated employees, low turnover, customer
satisfaction, customer loyalty, the reputation of your company, and your profitability
are directly related to your skill as a leader. However, most managers have had
little or no leadership training. This seminar will focus on skills and strategies to make
you a more effective leader. Bring your toughest people problems and questions.
This will be a dynamic interactive session.

Ray Leone, The Leone Resources Group

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Pamela J. Linn, ASLA, Waukesha County Department of Parks & Land Use

Mon-B3
9:45am-11:15am
Inside the LA Studio: Martha Schwartz
Level: Advanced

Martha Schwartz is a landscape architect and artist with a major interest in urban projects and the exploration of new design expression in the landscape. In her work, she focuses on raising landscape design solutions to the level of fine art. Recent projects include the Mesa Arts Center in Arizona; a private residence for Sheikh Saud Al-Thani in Qatar; a shopping mall interior and exterior in Germany; andurban reclamation and development projects with Urban Splash Developers and English Partnerships.

Martha Schwartz, ASLA, Martha Schwartz Partners

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Patrick A. Miller, FASLA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mon-B4
9:45am-11:15am
Vancouver’s Influence on Urban Design Decisions
Level: Intermediate

Vancouverism is the innovation in urban development that is driving the planning of urban areas in California, Washington, and even Australia. Urban design concepts that integrate transportation, social planning, parks, and a mix of housing, work to provide a new, desirable model. How does it work? The result of years of public consultation and professional input is an urban area that has revitalized the downtown core.

Nancy McLean, ASLA, Corporation of Delta; Gordon Price, MCIP, Simon Fraser University

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Greg Ingraham, ASLA, Hoisington Koegler Group, Inc.

Mon-B5
9:45am-11:15am
Planning and Redeveloping Brownfields
Level: Advanced

Through case studies, this session will address the opportunities and constraints
of brownfield redevelopment, and how it can be accommodated through Smart
Growth incentives. Special attention will be placed on the importance to the redevelopment
process of collaboration between stakeholders and experts from the realms
of academia, the public sector, the private sector, and regulatory bodies.

Charlene LeBleu, Auburn University; Bob Wilkerson, Regional Planning Commission of
Greater Birmingham, Alabama; Dixie Beatty, Alabama Department of Environmental
Management; Daniel R. Grogan, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.; Mary Jo
Bragan, EPA Region 4

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Richard G. Wiebe, ASLA, Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Mon-B6
9:45am-11:15am
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design in the Southeast with Raymond
Jungles and Mario Nievera

Level: Advanced

Back by popular demand, award winning landscape architects Raymond Jungles and
Mario Nievera will highlight their residential work in Florida. Jungles will focus on work in Miami, while Nievera will showcase his work in Palm Beach.

Raymond L. Jungles, ASLA, Raymond Jungles, Inc.; Mario Nievera, ASLA, Mario
Nievera Design, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Judy Byrd Brittenum, FASLA, University of Arkansas

Mon-B7
9:45am-11:15am
Defining Ecological Restoration Success: Principles, Case Studies,
and Global Implications

Level: Intermediate

Discover how to successfully incorporate ecological restoration into your projects
and to effectively contribute to interdisciplinary ecological restoration project teams.
Explore principles and guidelines for ecological restoration—including ways to combat
invasive species. Find out how the restoration/reclamation in Gulf Coast states
reveals a sophisticated effort to create functional ecosystems along the Mississippi River, and learn about an ambitious ecological restoration program.

Lee R. Skabelund, ASLA, Kansas State University; Kenneth Bahlinger, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources; Keith Bowers, ASLA, Biohabitats, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Stephanie V. Landregan, ASLA, MRCA

Mon-B8
9:45am-11:15am
LandTech: Digital Photography Studio
Level: Intermediate

This is a short course on digital photography as it relates to landscape architecture, presented by those with experience in capturing landscape images that represent the quality and vision of the profession. Learn how to migrate from film to digital capture, explore printing and archiving, and discover the ups and downs of the digital workflow.

Thomas Lamb, ASMP, Lamb Studio (moderator); Dixi Carrillo, EDAW Inc.; Tom Fox, The
SWA Group; David Graham, David Graham Photography

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Bryan Murphy, ASLA, City of Saint Paul - Division of Parks and Recreation

Mon-C1
2:15pm-3:45pm
Recipe for Ownership, 2.0
Level: Intermediate

Are you thinking about starting your own firm, or have you recently started one? Discover ways to successfully navigate the business world and help your firm and your practice to flourish. This session will focus on marketing, staffing, and finance, providing participants with the necessary framework to allow them to start or improve a successful firm.

Don H. Brigham Jr., FASLA, Don Brigham Plus Associates; Angela Dye, ASLA, A Dye
Design, Inc.; Pamela Blough, ASLA, P. M. Blough, Inc.; Jonathan Mueller, ASLA, Hatchmueller PC; Kerry Blind, FASLA, ECOS Environmental Design, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: John H. Nicolaus, ASLA, The HLA Group

Mon-C2
2:15pm-3:45pm
Creating the Landscape of Home
Level: Intermediate

Join Julie Moir Messervy as she discusses how to remove traditional design barriers
between the home and its surroundings to produce a unified design. As featured in
her new book, Outside the Not So Big House, written in partnership with architect
Sarah Susanka, Julie’s groundbreaking approach helps professionals and homeowners
explore ways to embrace the habitat of home, link inside to out, and craft the elements of nature, extending the presence of home out onto the land.

Julie Moir Messervy, Affiliate ASLA, Julie Moir Messervy and Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Faye B. Harwell, ASLA, Rhodeside Harwell, Inc.

Mon-C3
2:15pm-3:45pm
Landscape Architecture in Product Design
Level: Intermediate

Explore the influence of landscape architecture on product design through the
work of four top designers. With a focus on the influence of design on the day-to-day
environment of the public for either its enjoyment or safety, these three designers
have built successful businesses born out of landscape architecture’s influence on the
environment.

Mark Rios, ASLA, Rios Clementi Hale Studios; Steve King, FASLA, Landscape
Structures Inc.; Ron Radziner, Affiliate ASLA, Marmol Radziner and Associates; Janice
Feldman, Janus et Cie

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Donna Dorian, Garden Design Magazine

Mon-C4
2:15pm-3:45pm
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design in the Pacific Northwest with Charles
Anderson and Steven Koch

Level: Advanced

Charles Anderson and Steven Koch are award winning designers practicing in the Pacific Northwest whose designs reflect a pastiche of influences ranging from European/East Coast formalism to a warmed, regional modernism, to expressions of cultures around the Pacific Rim. In spite of these influences, a connection to nature and the dramatic, regional landscape remains central to their work. This session will explore these two premier landscape architects’ residential
work in a key region of the U.S. and deliver lessons learned from their international residential projects.

Charles Anderson, ASLA, Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture; Steven Koch, ASLA,
Koch Landscape Architecture

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Anne Okerman Gardner, ASLA, coen+partners, inc.

Mon-C5
2:15pm-3:45pm
Soil Biology—Sustainable Landscape Design and Management in the Public
Urban Environment

Level: Intermediate

This session focuses on the design and implementation of a sustainable landscape
management program utilizing the public parks of Battery Park City in lower
Manhattan as a model. Learn the most important components required to successfully
design and implement a sustainable landscape management program,
with the primary emphasis being on soil design and management and how landscape
architects can create landscapes that are more sustainable.

James R. Urban, FASLA; T. Fleisher, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy; Paul Wagner,
Soil Food Web New York

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Doris M. Sullivan, FASLA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Mon-C6
2:15pm-3:45pm
Sustainability for the Virginia Capital Square
Level: Intermediate

This case study engages participants in the complex, multi-disciplinary undertaking
of renewing the Virginia Capitol and Capital Square at Richmond as the 400th
Anniversary of the Commonwealth approaches. The landscape architects’ role
in the planning, design, and construction of this project reveals issues of history, landscape
character, sustainability, applied technology, ADA access, and green construction
in a public project with a complex client.

Patricia M. O’Donnell, FASLA, Heritage Landscapes; Peter F. Viteretto, ASLA,
Heritage Landscapes; Eliott I. Rhodeside, FASLA, Rhodeside and Harwell, Inc.

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Hal Moggridge, Colvin and Moggridge

Mon-C7
2:15pm-3:45pm
Europe and Latin America— Trends in Landscape Architecture
Level: Intermediate

Get a unique perspective on the current trends and challenges facing the profession
in two key regions of the world, Europe and Latin America.
Thorbjorn Andersson, International ASLA, Thorbjorn Andersson FFNS Architects; Mario
Schjetnan, FASLA, Grupo de Diseño Urbano

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Jon Bryan Burley, ASLA, Michigan State University

Mon-C8
2:15pm-3:45pm
Inside the LA Studio: Residential Design in the Northeast with Ed
Hollander and Stephen Stimson

Level: Advanced

In this session, two of the Northeast’s most accomplished and award winning landscape
architects will highlight their residential projects in the region. Stephen Stimson’s work
spans urban and rural, and ranges in scale and complexity from designing private gardens
to campus master planning. While Ed Hollander’s work ranges from environmental
and wetland restoration to urban gardens, waterfront planning, and corporate
headquarters, his firm leads the way in estate and residential design.

Edmund Hollander, ASLA, Edmund D. Hollander Design; Stephen C. Stimson, FASLA, Stephen Stimson Associates

ASLA/IFLA Session Host: Ellen C. Stewart, ASLA, Landform

 

 


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