LEED system

Tomorrow’s Advocates
Standing in front of classes filled with landscape architecture students is always an unpredictable proposition:  You just never know what their young minds will bring to the education process, the only constant being that they’re always full of surprises. Each and every time I’ve had the privilege of starting a new semester with a fresh group of students, however, it’s never long before one of them will ask me about how ecologically sound watershapes really are or can be. Truth be told (and as you’ll see in what follows), this has become something of a sore subject for me.  So when the question inevitably comes, I pause, ponder a bit and finally tell these eager young people that