Architype presentsExcerpt: Chapter 1 from Designing the Sustainable Site
Integrated Design Strategies for Small-scale Sites and Residential Landscapes. “Going green” is no longer a choice; it’s a necessity. Developed landscapes have played a significant role in exacerbating the......
Using her background in landscape architecture and ecological restoration, Heather Venhaus works with teams of scientists, designers, and educators to develop sustainable and regenerative design solutions. Ms. Venhaus facilitated and led the development of The Sustainable Sites Initiative: Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks 2009, the nation’s first rating system for landscapes, and has held multiple leadership positions in the U.S. Green Building Council and the American Society of Landscape Architects. Heather is the founding principal of Regenerative Environmental Design and lives in Austin, Texas.