Carbon Landscape New Zealand Road Show August 2018
The Carbon Landscape was film during a ten stop tour in New Zealand between July and August 2018 in the stunning Len Lye centre, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
The one hour Keynote covers: 1. The carbon cost of landscape architecture and urban design 2. How it is almost impossible to offset carbon design costs with trees and the imbalance between design and the natural environment 3. Where the carbon costs sit within the design, materials, implementation and maintenance stages 4. The high carbon cost of urban renewal and why poor design leads to urban renew How to avoid poor urban design and the urban renewal trap 5. The carbon cost of urban stormwater management and low impact stormwater design 6. How to reduce carbon costs through the free market by acting as a climate responsive design collective 7. The role of social programming in reducing urban renewal and the high associated carbon cost 8. Summary of possible carbon mitigation solutions for clients and designers