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
Energy Efficient Design
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.
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.
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.
LEED AP Professional
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards Certified (CLARB)
Registered Landscape Architect, State of Florida
Registered Landscape Architect, State of Texas
Registered Landscape Architect, State of Massachusetts