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Jul 12, 2013
Designing Tree Focused Resilient Communities with keynote speaker, James Urban, FASLA is a conference to inform and educate builders/developers, engineers, planners, decision makers, architects, landscape architects and others about innovative new design elements and strategies to better integrate green infrastructure, especially trees, into economic development. As our cities grow, it is important that we create the framework and infrastructure so that we can maximize the benefits that our “green civil servants” provide. Register Now.
Bring your Up By Roots book. Mr. Urban will be autographing books the day of the conference.
WHEN: August 23, 2013
WHERE: Eisemann Center – Bank of America Hall, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082
Cost: $75.00 per person (includes breakfast and lunch) To Sign Up: Click Here.
CEU Credits Available for ISA, APA and ASLA members
Over the next 20 years, the population of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is expected to double. Designing communities with the impetus on trees will make communities healthier and more resilient. In the past, cookie-cutter developments have been designed without the natural environment in mind. As we enter a new era in construction and development, the focus must be turned to natural resources and the environment and designing tree focused communities for a sustainable and resilient community.