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Sustainable Design and Development Resources


SITES in 10 Presentation and Slide Deck

ASLA's Sustainable Design and Development Professional Practice Network (SDD PPN) leadership team developed a “SITES in 10” presentation, an elevator pitch slide deck highlighting the reasons why clients should pursue SITES project certification.

PPN-Hosted Webinars

Dark Sky Lighting: BUG Rating for LEED and SITES Credits

SITES v2 Precedent Studies and Lessons Learned
1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 SITES-specific GBCI CE

This presentation provides a high level introduction to the SITES v2 framework, introduce two SITES certified projects (Chicago's Navy Pier and DC's United States Botanic Garden), share select quality example documentation and tips, review some of the challenges and value add of utilizing the SITES framework on these projects, and will offer strategies for successfully integrating and embedding sustainable design attributes throughout the pre-design, construction, and operations phases. The audience will walk away with a better understanding of the SITES framework and how it can be used to drive sustainability within their projects.

Browse all ASLA Online Learning webinar offering SITES-specific GBCI CE

ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting and EXPO

October 20, 2018
Sustainable Design & Development PPN meeting presentation
Sustainable Design & Development PPN meeting notes

Other Sustainable Design Resources

Smart Policies for a Changing Climate
ASLA’s interdisciplinary Blue Ribbon Panel on Climate Change and Resilience identified key planning and design strategies. Explore case studies that exemplify these strategies.

Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes
Includes 40 case studies illustrating the transformative effects of sustainable landscape design and animations created with SketchUp showing how sustainable design works.

Books by ASLA Members: Sustainability

ASLA Sustainable Design Guides

Community Design

Residential Design

Sustainability Toolkit

SITES AP Prep Webinars

SITES Section 2.2: Conduct a Pre-Design Assessment - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
FREE for ASLA members to view

SITES AP Exam Webinar Series
$200 for full ASLA members
Includes 9 webinars, which can also be purchased separately:

  • Section 1: Site Context
  • Section 2: Pre-Design Assessment + Planning
  • Section 3: Site Design - Water
  • Section 4: Site Design - Soil + Vegetation
  • Section 5: Site Design - Materials Selection
  • Section 6: Site Design - Human Health + Well-Being
  • Section 7: Construction
  • Section 8: Operations + Maintenance
  • Section 9: Education + Performance Monitoring and Section 10: Innovation or Exemplary Performance


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