The University of Washington is offering a Certificate in Low Impact Development this fall through its professional education program. The program will cover practical applications, design and implementation, environmental regulations, and include field trips to expand technical skills in sustainable stormwater management. SvR’s Greg Giraldo is one of the course instructors. To learn more about the program please visit the University’s site here. If you are interested in the program, you can apply online.
This spring, two SvR staff members are serving as guest lecturers at the University of Washington’s Landscape Architecture class: Large-Scale Site Construction. In this class, the final of a series, landscape architecture students are designing and preparing construction documents for the City of Kent’s Mill Creek Canyon Park Dam project. Greg Giraldo, PE, LEED® AP, and Amalia Leighton, PE, are assisting students in formulating the alternatives for the engineering solution. The City of Kent granted this review primarily because the work will be near and possibly impacting one of the original “earthworks sculptures” in the country.