Letter from the Chair
Dear Sustainable Design and Development members,  I am happy to submit a brief summary of the latest “green” news. Here is an update on what has been going on behind the scenes through the work ofthe SD&D’s officers, members, and ASLA
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The Future of LEED®
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is currently looking at potential new frameworks for adapting the tool in the future and invited members to provide proposals through their chapters during the summer. Members of the PPN officer’s group attended their
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Measuring Landscapes: A Planner’s Handbook
This book takes Michael Hough and Richard T.T. Forman’s work one step further by showing how to use various landscape metrics developed and used by scientists to measure biodiversity and ecological health as possible tools for guiding land use planning.
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Green Links: Recent Articles in Land Development Today
Sustainability Standards for Sites  By Heather Venhaus , ASLA http www.landdevelopmenttoday.com Article750.htm  Green Certification Programs and or Organizations (partial list)  http www.landdevelopmenttoday.com Article757.htm More to Green Building Than Buildings  By Tony Wernke and Greg Yoko http www.landdevelopmenttoday.com Article751.htm
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Letter from the Chair
The Future of LEED®
Measuring Landscapes: A Planner’s Handbook
Green Links: Recent Articles in Land Development Today
 

 

Lisa Cowan, ASLA, Co-Chair
(207) 829-3600
lcowan@studioverdelandscape.com

 Constance (CeCe) Haydock, ASLA, Co-Chair
(516) 759-7039
cecehaydock@gmail.com

Keven Graham, ASLA, Officer
(630) 668-3788
kgraham@planres.com
 

April Philips, ASLA, Officer
(415) 331-2784
aphilips@apdw.com


Hunter Beckham, ASLA, Officer
(314) 644-5700
hunterb@swtdesign.com  

Nette Compton, ASLA, Officer
(212) 574-6850
jeannette.compton@gmail.com

Lisa Kunst Vavro, ASLA, Officer
(412) 263-1753
lvavro@psu.edu