27 Jan '12, 4pm

First Projects Certified by SITES National Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes: SITES has announced the f...

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) has announced the first three projects to be certified by the comprehensive system for rating the sustainable design, construction and maintenance of built landscapes. The corporate headquarters of an international manufacturing company, a new university green space and a children’s playground in an urban park are the first to be recognized for their sustainable land practices from among 150-plus pilot projects that began the certification process in summer 2010. These initial projects are the St. Charles, Mo., campus of Novus International Inc.; the Green at College Park of the University of Texas at Arlington; and the Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tenn. SITES is a partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas a...

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earth911.com 04 Feb '12, 10pm

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