Introduction to Green Walls discusses design and construction best practices for green façades and living walls, including maintenance, irrigation requirements as well as a number of planting and site level considerations. Learn about a number of rating system options, policy drivers for living wall technologies, and research regarding performance and benefit.
- Unlimited access to Introduction to Green Walls
- Access to the Introduction to Green Walls Digital Resource Manual
- Certificate of completion
- Determine major functions and components of green walls.
- Describe characteristics and assess advantages of different green wall systems.
- Understand market drivers encouraging green wall implementation in North America.
- Understand how to design green walls for maximum benefits and building systems integrations.
This course is approved for 3 AIA/ASLA/GRP, and 2.25 APLD CEUs.
David is a nationally recognized leader in restorative, sustainably focused site and land use strategies, programs, and applications with over 30 years’ experience exclusively in leading-edge, ecologically based practice. As a pioneer of leading-edge sustainable site/restorative planning and design methods, he has supported professional teams, institutions, and agencies in the use and adoption of ecologically grounded policies, principles and practices. A long-time champion of site/landscape performance, David is a Consulting Landscape Architect/Ecological Planner based in Grand Rapids, MI and currently serves on several boards and committees locally and nationally, including the Grand Rapids (MI) Green Stormwater Infrastructure Task Force, and is Board Chair for the Green Infrastructure Foundation (GIF), supporting the widespread deployment of living green infrastructure in cities throughout North America.