Topic: Sustainable landscape design

Sustainable Landscape Rating System Available for Worldwide Use

June 24, 2014

The most comprehensive system for developing sustainable landscapes, the SITES v2 Rating System, has been released by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program for use by landscape architects, designers, engineers, architects, developers, policymakers and others who work in land design and development.

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Turning over a new leaf

Feb. 14, 2011

Wildflower Center ecologists help spur land use transformation through national green landscaping initiative.

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What It Takes to Make a Sustainable Landscape

Feb. 14, 2011

New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle

Nov. 5, 2009

A partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Botanic Garden today released the nation's first rating system for the design, construction and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, with or without buildings.

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Online Report Offers Recommendations to Design and Build Sustainable Landscapes

Nov. 1, 2007

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will release a report today recommending guidelines and a rating system for sustainable landscape design.

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