Ecological Design Concepts
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Ecological Design Concepts

Building a Sustainable Community in the 21st Century
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Created by Carrie Moore
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand over arching concepts associated with ecological design.
  • Comprehend specific methods for implementing ecologically sustainable design.
  • Learn about the interdependence of ecological concepts.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level.
  • An interest in ecological studies and landscape design would be an advantage.
Description

This introductory course discusses how to implement ecological design concepts in various landscapes, especially in our present time when sustainability has become central to community improvements. In this course, we will cover environmental considerations that need to be taken into account with every project -- from ecosystem resilience to carbon sequestration to energy efficient design to waste and water management, achieving a more sustainable environment is at the core of this learning experience.

This course also features a 10-part lecture series that discusses the vital issues and smallest details surrounding ecology and sustainable community, such as:

Introduction to the Course
What is Sustainability?
Motivations for Considering the Environment
Ecosystem Resilience
Symbiotic Relationships
Energy Efficient Design
Rainwater Management
Reducing Waste
Carbon Sequestration
Summary

We will do our best to explain the simplest to the most complex issues about ecological design concepts. If you have feedback, comments, or questions, feel free to send an email. 


Who is the target audience?
  • Individuals who want to know about the ecology and its relationship with landscape design.
  • Professionals who want to learn about the latest trends in the subjects involved.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:05:07
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Introduction
10 Lectures 01:05:07



Ecosystem Resilience
12:03

Symbiotic Relationships
02:01

Energy Efficient Design
05:55

Rainwater Management
18:59

Reducing Waste
03:44

Carbon Sequestration
05:30

Summary
04:50
About the Instructor
Carrie Moore
4.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
32 Students
3 Courses
Registered Landscape Architect

Carrie Moore is the owner of ISDM, an online continuing education company for landscape architects.  Ms. Moore uses her 15+ years as a landscape architect and her experience in teaching landscape architecture as a former assistant professor to ensure that the topics covered are both accurate and well taught.  Her experience has guided design projects around the globe.  

Education:

Master of Natural Resource Management, Lincoln University, New Zealand and Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien, Austria
Master of Ecological Engineering, Lincoln University, New Zealand and Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien, Austria
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Rhode Island

Professional and Private Practice:

Ms. Moore was licensed as a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida over a decade ago. Ms. Moore started Tri-Fusion Designs, a landscape architecture firm, in 2004. Ms. Moore designed a variety of projects included: design, project management, and construction administration on a variety of project types including: urban design, transportation, parks, commercial, master planning, large scale residential, and institutional projects. Designs included: landscape, irrigation, lighting, hardscape, gate, entry, amenity (pool, fountain, sport fields) and signage aspects. Ms. Moore led Tri-Fusion Designs until 2012 when she went into the West Virginia University to be an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture.

Certifications:

LEED AP Professional
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards Certified (CLARB)

Licenses:

Registered Landscape Architect, State of Florida
Registered Landscape Architect, State of Texas
Registered Landscape Architect, State of Massachusetts