Sustainable Design


WS-005 - Navigating SITES v2 Certification and Preparing for the SITES AP Exam

Friday, October 19
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 106-A


You are familiar with the framework of the SITES® Rating System, and now you’re ready to take a closer look at the requirements and submittal process. Take the next step and work through a scorecard, the predesign site assessment, and submittal documentation process using certified project examples.

$150 per person by 6/29; $200 by 9/14; $250 after 9/14

Learning Objectives:

Lisa Cowan, ASLA, SITES AP


Lisa’s practice in ecology-based design began in the early 1990’s on over 35 ecological restoration projects and was featured in LAM August, 2015 “Return of the Swamp”. In 2004 Lisa launched Studioverde (Maine, New York, Austin) as a collaborative of landscape architects and resource-based practitioners focused on sustainable design and SITES certification. Lisa has been an active speaker and educator on SITES and participated in the SITES AP program development. Lisa has spoken at ASLA Annual Meetings (1997, 2014, 2015, 2017). She is an officer in ASLA’s Sustainable Design PPN and one of the first SITES APs in the US.


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Danielle Pieranunzi, LEED AP, SITES AP

SITES Program Specialist
Green Business Certification Inc

Danielle Pieranunzi, SITES AP, LEED AP BD&C joined Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) in 2017 as their SITES Program Specialist. Prior to GBCI, Danielle spent ten years working on the Sustainable SITES Initiative. As the SITES Director at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, she worked with over 50 technical experts in soils, hydrology, vegetation, materials and human health and well-being to develop science-based guidelines for high performance landscapes. She managed a multi-year pilot program and the development of the SITES v2 Rating System, which is now being used by projects around the world.


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