About the Instructor
Carrie Moore, R.L.A. has over 10 years as a practicing Registered Landscape Architect. She has lived and designed all over the world from New Zealand, Austria, Brazil to Qatar. Her additional degrees in Natural Resource Management and Ecological Engineering have provided a solid basis for ecological design practices. Carrie has designed all ranges of projects including urban, parks, community and park design, to infrastructure. Due to the international nature of the work, her designs have crossed a large variety of ecosystems, cultures, and design circumstances, and design budgets. Carrie was the principal of a landscape architecture firm for over 10 years before turning her attention to educating future landscape architects as a professor. Carrie Moore is CLARB-certified, LEED AP, and licensed in four states.
Tree spacing, sizing the tree opening, and water harvesting are discussed as three design issues that impact the long-term health of urban trees.
This webinar will discuss the biological and arboriculture basis for understanding the requirements and look at typical design decisions and how they affect the long term project performance. This webinar shares how design decision can be made to achieve the design goals while meeting the needs of the trees. Ways to change the design approach in order to create sustainable design decisions are discussed.
This course was created in partnership with DeepRoot and James Urban, FASLA