Sustainable Products and Materials

Education Session - Presentation Format

SAT-A11 - SITES® Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, and Maintenance

Saturday, October 20
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 122

1.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, GBCI SITES, NY/HSW

Sustainable design starts with resources on the ground. Dig deeper into the SITES v2 materials life cycle credits from specification to use, maintenance, deconstruction, and reuse. Discover synergies between SITES v2 and LEED v4 materials and resource credits.

Learning Objectives:

Meg Calkins, FASLA

Professor of Landscape Architecture
North Carolina State University

Meg Calkins, FASLA, is the author of the book Materials for Sustainable Sites and editor of the Sustainable Sites Handbook. She has served on Technical Advisory Groups for both LEED and the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) developing credits on materials and sustainable site strategies. She is a frequent speaker and writer on issues related to environmental and human health life cycle impacts of construction materials and products; and she won the Bradford Williams Prize for journalistic excellence in 2003. Meg is a Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Ball State University.

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Hunter Beckham, FASLA

President
Beckham Consulting

20 years of experience and special interest in sustainable practices including ecological improvements by design, community improvement and successful solutions for a variety of client types. Over the last 10 years, he has come to be a leading expert on the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES). With thoughtful decision-making and communication, he has managed two Certified SITES pilot projects and has contributed to more than three dozen LEED Certified projects. Hunter played an integral role in the development of the SITES rating system representing ASLA leadership since 2005. He brings an open-minded, solution-focused perspective to every new opportunity.

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April Philips, FASLA

Founder, Principal
April Philips Design Works, Inc.

April Philips, FASLA, is a landscape architect, thought leader, artist, and author. She is founder of April Philips Design Works, an award winning landscape architecture firm focusing on a fusion of nature, art, and technology. April is a national leader in both research and practice associated with sustainable sites and an integrated design approach. She was instrumental in ASLA's development and advocacy of the SITES rating system since 1999 including the first urban infill, mixed-use SITES pilot project in San Francisco. Her recent studio work investigates the intersection of sea level rise, design theory, and ecology in urban landscapes.

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