Mark Rylander Presents Sustainability Lecture at VCU

On April 5th Mark Rylander presented a guest lecture entitled Sustainable Design, Technology, and the Built Environment at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Sustainable Societies- James River Basin course.  The talk and discussion introduced students to the opportunities and challenges faced by design professionals who seek design decisions that are better for the environment.  Concepts introduced included life-cycle thinking, cost-benefit analysis, green building rating systems, sustainable urban design, and biomimicry.

Bosco Verticale, Porta Nuova Isola, Milan Italy

Bosco Verticale, Porta Nuova Isola, Milan Italy

Kennon Williams Guest Panelist at Hometown Habitat Event

Kennon described strategies for sustainable and native planting design at a special event at Piedmont Virginia Community College on Sunday February 11th, 2018.  The event featured a screening of the Catherine Zimmerman environmental film Hometown Habitat.  The Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries in partnership with PVCC Community Garden sponsored the event.