ACT Talk: Specifying Soils Within Landscape Architecture

ACT Talk: Specifying Soils Within Landscape Architecture
Join us for a soils talk by SESL Australia. Simon Leake, co-author of Soils for Landscape Development: Selection, Specification and Validation, Nathaniel Hardy and Kelly Lee from SESL Australia will give a presentation on specifying soils.

SESL Australia will offer specialist advice on the foundation of every landscape project – the soil. The event will be hosted by AILA and will feature soil scientist Simon Leake discussing soil specification in landscape architecture.

Topics covered will include:

  • Why soil quality and understanding soil is critical to the success of any landscape 

  • How to include soil investigation as part of the site assessment and pre design scope 

  • Methods for specifying soil into landscape designs 

  • How to lower cost of construction and reduce environmental footprint by specifying site soil amelioration as part of the landscape design. 

  • Answer soil related questions and give case studies on works SESL Australia have completed in ACT and within Australia. 

Date: 16 June 2015

Time: 12:15 - 2pm 

Venue: Gallery of Australian Design - 47 Jardine Street KINGSTON 

CPD points: 2

Cost: $10 for AILA  members, $30 for non-members


Light refreshments will be served
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When
16/06/2015 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Where
Gallery of Australian Design 47 Jardine Street KINGSTON ACT 2604

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