In order to promote the implementation of Green Infrastructure in New Orleans, the Louisiana Stormwater Coalition is aiming on making the necessary know-how and knowledge about stormwater management best practices accessible for persons in key positions for implementation of Green Infrastructure. Our target groups include landscape architects, architects, urban planners, engineers, contractors, home builders, business leaders, and political leaders.
There are no workshopd scheduled at this point.
June 19th 2015:
Design, Construction & Maintenance
of Green Infrastructure
This workshop focussed on the needs of landscape architects, civil engineers, contractors, and landscape maintenance companies. It covered the different types of GI, commonly used components, design issues, stormwater runoff calculations, sizing, soils, plants, construction administration and GI maintenance.
July 10th 2015
Green Infrastructure Planning & Policies
The curriculum for this workshop targeted architects, developers, planners, and policy makers. The workshop provided an overview over different GI types and their application, regulatory and political drivers for the implementation of GI, benefits and cost-benefit analysis, and best practices in GI policy.
Each participant who completed the workshop was certified as Green Infrastructure Professional (either Design & Construction or Planning & Policy), and received a certificate from LUSC indicating such, which could be used to obtain the applicable continuing education credits (Landscape Architecture, AICP, AIA, etc.).
The workshops were sponsored by the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans and offered free of charge.
Contact: Sofie Strasser, firstname.lastname@example.org