Topic: Green design

Pilot Projects Put Sustainable Landscape Rating System into Action

May 25, 2010

The Sustainable Sites Initiativeā„¢ (SITESā„¢) has selected pilot projects to test a national rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction and maintenance.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward Sustainable Infrastructure Project and the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village join more than 150 others that include educational centers, transportation corridors, industrial complexes and private residences in employing cutting-edge guidelines and performance benchmarks outlined in the SITES Rating System.

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