Introduction to Biodiversity and Ecodesign

Concepts and Best Practices for Living Architecture

Introduction to Biodiversity and Ecodesign: Concepts and Best Practices for Living Architecture is a detailed review of the fundamentals of biodiversity, and how to support it through green infrastructure. Biodiversity is a critical component of life on Earth, and provides a multitude of direct and indirect benefits to daily life, and is essential to our long-term survival. This course examines what biodiversity is, the impact it has on our planet, existing supportive policies, and how we can design our communities to enhance and support it.


Your Instructor


Blaine Stand, GRP
Blaine Stand, GRP

Blaine Stand is an anthropologist specializing in sustainability planning and implementation with the ultimate goal of developing communities that are healthy, equitable, and resilient. With a focus on human interaction with the built environment, he examines how people influence and are influenced by the environment and policies around them, and how sustainable infiltrations translate both hard and soft benefits to the communities in which they are installed. As Green Roofs for Healthy Cities' Professional Resources Manager, he oversees the development and deployment of professional training opportunities, industry resources, policy advocacy, and member services.


Course Curriculum


  Section 1
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 2
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 3
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 4
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 5
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 6
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 7
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 8
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 9
Available in days
days after you enroll
  Section 10
Available in days
days after you enroll

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Get started now!