Green Streets

  • Philip (PJ) Benenati posted an update in the group Group logo of Green StreetsGreen Streets 12 years ago

    Well I’ll be honest, I’m very jealous of what you are able to get approved out on the west coast. As of now we seem to be a bit behind the curve but we’re trying to at least catch up with you.

    The majority of our office work is around the Washington D.C. metropolitan area (including northern VA and Maryland) and each municipality seems to be at…[Read more]

  • Philip (PJ) Benenati posted an update in the group Group logo of Green StreetsGreen Streets 12 years ago

    Well in Australia they use a broader term Water Sensitive Urban Design, as opposed to LID, which refers to 3 areas of water management (Potable Water, Waste Water and Stormwater) and how my effecting one of these you have the potential to effect the others. For instance, by reusing stormwater to irrigate landscape or flush toilets, we also reduce…[Read more]

  • Lisa Town posted an update in the group Group logo of Green StreetsGreen Streets 12 years ago

    Philip – that sounds really awesome! I’m looking forward to hearing what was shared, not only from a green streets perspective but would love to hear all about what you are doing in Australia with regards to water design.

  • Philip (PJ) Benenati posted an update in the group Group logo of Green StreetsGreen Streets 12 years ago

    Hi everyone. My name is PJ Benenati and I ‘m with EDAW in Alexandria, VA. I look forward to talking with you all and sharing ideas.

    Our offices in Australia have been incorporating LID into the landscape for some time now. An environmental firm, called Ecological Engineering, joined with EDAW nearly 4 years ago and is now working mainly out of…[Read more]

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