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Class: Sustainable Site Design Basics

October 18 @ 9:00 am EST - 5:00 pm EST

$106 - $128
Delve into the fundamentals of sustainable landscape design. This course will provide an overview exploration into the fundamentals of landscape design that integrates buildings sustainably into their landscapes and with a view to reducing maintenance needs. Students investigate sustainable design strategies that address the ecological, water, energy and food systems. Topics include: design principles and process, native plant community restoration and maintenance.  Students complete a short design assignment.
Tom BenjaminTom Benjamin is an independent registered Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional (AP BD+C) practicing design and sustainability consulting and is Principal of Wellnesscapes. Tom has more than 20 years experience in environmental design and sustainability work often focused on green design, including energy, waste, water and food systems. In addition to residential restoration, Tom’s site planning work emphasizes low cost, low maintenance landscape solutions for healthcare, academic and senior institutions, public facilities, commercial and residential developments, large-scale solar farms and community farms/gardens. Tom teaches sustainable landscape design at the University of Massachusetts. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including three for his sustainable landscape design work at Kent Hospital located in Warwick, RI. Tom is also a Board Member of the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA).

Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
9:00 am EST - 5:00 pm EST
Cost:
$106 - $128
Event Category:

Organizer

Penny Lewis
Phone:
617-436-5838
Email:
ela.info@comcast.net
Website:
http://www.ecolandscaping.org/

Venue

Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Phone:
617-436-5838
Website:
http://www.ecolandscaping.org/

Tickets

6 available
Member Ticket: Sustainable Site Design Basics$106.00Full Day Class - Presented by Thomas Benjamin

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6 available
Non-Member Ticket: Sustainable Site Design Basics$128.00Full Day Class - Presented by Thomas Benjamin

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