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Measuring Landscape Performance: Practical Steps & Resources to Conduct Performance Evaluations

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 8:00 AM-10:00 AM


Commerce Bank Education Center
4651 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO63110  + Google Map

Park and enter on the WEST side of the building.

Registration required. CLICK HERE to register.

COST: $30 for Academy of Science-St. Louis Members and Constituents, USGBC-MGC Members, Missouri Botanical Garden Members, and Missouri Community Forestry Council Members

$45 for Non-members

Featured Speaker: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation 

Drawing on six years of success, challenges, and lessons from the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Landscape Performance Series and Case Study Investigation (CSI) program, this session presents a primer on evaluating the environmental, social, and economic performance of landscape projects. Learn about methods, tools, and key success factors to identify and quantify performance benefits, including how to choose the right metrics. The session also covers what designers need to consider, collect information on, and archive starting from day one to be able to measure landscape performance. Learn about practical steps and resources to start conducting your own performance evaluations.

Learning Objectives

  • Know what to consider, collect, and archive starting from day one to be able to measure landscape performance
  • Learn how to choose appropriate metrics to assess the impact of landscape projects
  • Become familiar with commonly-used methods and accessible resources to quantify benefits
  • Learn methods for integrating performance-based planning and measurement into your design and development process

Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA LU/HSW 

SPECIAL THANKS TO EVENT SPONSORS: Anova and Filtrexx LivingWall Division!

Measuring Landscape Performance is a partnership presentation of The Academy of Science – St. Louis, the Missouri Botanical Garden, BiodiverseCity St. Louis, and the U.S. Green Building Council Missouri Gateway Chapter.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
8:00 AM-10:00 AM
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Commerce Bank Center for Science Education
4651 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63110
+ Google Map