Chelsea Schneider replied to the topic Portland Green Streets Concept in Semi Arid Lubbock, Texas. in the forum SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN 12 years, 9 months ago
I’ve designed several stormwater plantings in the Bend Oregon. (Oregon high desert = 12″ precipitation a year) The biggest challenge we have is most of our precip happens in the winter months. We have to irrigate the plantings in the growing season, which is counterintuitive to the purpose. But they do mitigate our gully-washers and are a great…[Read more]
I would expand the scope of outreach to include allied professions. I work in an engineering firm and even my day-to-day colleages are surprised that I can and do design and stamp grading plans. It’s usually not malice, just ignorance.