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Live Upcoming ASLA Events:
1315 Peachtree: Creative Stormwater Solutions in a Dense Urban Context - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

This session is $40.00 for ASLA Members
Date/Time:
Tuesday, September 9th, 2:00-3:00 PM  Eastern Time (US & Canada)
$165.00
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Description:
Essentially “upcycling” an outdated office building, Perkins+Will’s transformation of 1315 Peachtree Street stands as a new civic model on Atlanta’s signature street. Where there once stood a prominent driveway and parking deck, now a pedestrian-oriented plaza creates an open-air living room and reconnects the building to the street. The site design showcases innovative use of materials and commitment to sustainable practices in the landscape, including creative stormwater management solutions throughout the site, such as cisterns, rain gardens, and porous paving surfaces. Certified LEED® Platinum, the project is a living model for small urban sites with big goals for sustainability.

Objectives:
  • Explore strategies for creative stormwater management in a dense urban area.
  • Understand benefits of an interdisciplinary design approach.
  • Become familiar with best practices for use of innovative materials, in a collaborative design and permitting process.
Presenter(s):
Leo Alvarez , FASLA, LEED AP, Perkins+Will
Zan Stewart , ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, Perkins+Will
John Threadgill , ASLA, LEED AP ND, Perkins+Will
Micah Lipscomb , ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, Perkins+Will
Risk Management at Nature Play and Learning Areas: A Risk Analysis Approach - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

This session is $40.00 for ASLA Members
Date/Time:
Wednesday, September 17th, 1:00-2:00 PM  Eastern Time (US & Canada)
$165.00
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Description:
Risk management is a paramount issue in the design of nature play and learning areas. This presentation provides background on the dominant standards-based approach to risk management in children’s play areas, considers its application to nature play areas, then presents an alternative approach to risk management based on analysis of actual risk.  The presenter is a coauthor of the recently released guide for the design of nature play and learning areas, Nature Play & Learning: creating spaces where children engage with nature.

Objectives:
  • Understand the historical development of the current standards-based approach to risk management in children’s play settings.
  • Understand and be able to accurately use technical terms such as 'hazard' and 'risk.'
  • Be prepared to converse with local legal authorities to determine applicable design standards and liability standards for nature play areas.
  • Understand the core elements of a risk-based risk management protocol.
Presenter(s):
Allen Cooper , J.D., M.P.P., National Wildlife Federation
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