Friday, October 1, 2010

#WPi Presented (2) Sessions at the “Transition to a Sustainable Georgia” Fall Conference hosted by The GA Chapter of APA. See Below

GA Chapter of American Planning Association

2010 Fall Conference

Fall Conference Session Descriptions

New Gateways for Valdosta: A Master Plan for Two Primary Entry Corridors:
Session will explore the process of creating a master plan for “Gateways” into Valdosta. This current case study project will review the various factors influencing planning and design, including corridor visual enhancement, access management, way finding, beautification and economic aspects.
(Presented by #WPi's J. David Malcolm, ASLA and LPA's Bonnie Pfuntner)

Sustainable Sites Initiative: Guidelines for Sustainable Land Design, Construction, and Maintenance Practices:
The Sustainable Sites Initiative, developed by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center was created to promote sustainable land development and management practices that can apply to sites with and without buildings. The presentation shall give a general overview of the program, its rating system, and a case study exploration of an existing pilot project.
(Presented by #WPi's J. David Malcolm, ASLA and Kristen Mansfield, ASLA, LEED AP)

Brownfield Sites Being Transformed into Community Parks Featured in ASLA's "The Dirt"

Industrial Wasteland to Community Park