The ASLA's New Guide to Resilient Design

The American Society of landscape Architects is promoting a new guide to resilient landscape design, which examines hundreds of case studies for examples of infrastructure that works with nature, instead of against it.

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September 20, 2016, 5:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


“A new online guide launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains how communities can better protect themselves from natural disasters through resilient landscape planning and design,” according to an article by Jared Green.

“The guide is organized around disruptive events that communities now experience: droughtextreme heatfireflooding, and landslides,” adds Green “Biodiversity loss is an underlying threat also explored.”

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