sustainable site design

sustainable site design

Landscaping plans using plants either native to the area or tolerant of local weather conditions and thus requiring a minimum of water and chemical management for diseases and pests.

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Ismail Variables communalities and dependence to factors of street system density and mixed land use in sustainable site design. Sustainable cities and society (3):46-53 (2012)
Today, I am a senior engineer for a small civil engineering firm that specializes in sustainable site design and water resources planning.
The sustainable site design incorporates shade trees, native landscaping, a rain garden and bioswales, pervious paving, green roofs and terraces, as well as storm water gardens that connect to the larger watershed.
Brock is well-known for her expertise in the sustainable site design field., having worked on green projects such as the Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.
Sustainable site design; criteria, process, and case studies for integrating site and region in landscape design.
Sustainable site design allows the water that falls on the site to remain there.
Areas assessed include sustainable site design, efficient water management, energy efficiency and air quality measures, optimal management of materials and resources, and measures for a healthier environment inside the building.
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