National Building Museum

Talk: Planning for Trees

Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time:
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Using Washington, D.C. as a case study, Maisie Hughes, design and advocacy director at Casey Trees, explains how good design, combined with plans and policies, protect existing trees and create spaces to sustain a healthy urban forest. Designers and engineers are transforming city streets to allow the growth of large trees. These green machines clean polluted runoff, shade streets and sidewalks, absorb carbon dioxide, and beautify neighborhoods.

1.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH HSW (LA CES)

Free Members | $10 Non-members. Pre-registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

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This smart growth themed programming is generously supported by the National Association of Realtors.

 

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