Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JAN 2019

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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The landscape for the Brock Environmental Center, located at Pleasure Point in Virginia Beach, Va., was designed to fit within incredibly sustainable constraints in order to represent the environmental sessions offered by the educational institution. The Center sits on 10 acres in the Chesapeake Bay area. January 2019 37 Center in the Storm Environmental Center Exemplifies Stormwater Practices Landscape Architecture by WPL Landscape Architecture According to a report from the National Research Council, stormwater runoff from built environments is one of the biggest challenges in modern water pollution control. Therefore, when taking on projects, landscape architects would benefit from the implementation of effective stormwater sustainability techniques whenever and wherever possible. One such example of a project that promotes sustainable stormwater practices is the Brock Environmental Center, located at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach, Va.

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