Vice President Shaw & Sons, Inc. Costa Mesa, California
Due to the increasing need to provide highly functional outdoor spaces in the built environment, landscape architects are frequently asked to create parks and plazas on-structure. This session focuses on the intensive multidisciplinary collaboration required to successfully design and detail these landscapes, including a deep dive into their construction.
Gain knowledge regarding the multi-disciplinary coordination required between landscape architects, architects, and engineers to design an on-structure landscape.
Understand the elements required to build up a landscape on a structural slab, including soil, drainage, polystyrene foam, concrete flatwork, walls, and structural weight considerations.
Comprehensive steps for implementation of an on-structure landscape environment from design development through construction.
Provision of effective on-structure landscape detailing and discussion of the means and methods utilized to achieve successful installation.