TM05 - Navy Pier sets their SITES on Gold

Monday, November 12 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

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Navy Pier, the century-old treasured landmark has undergone a transformational sustainability-focused redevelopment. As the first project to achieve gold under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES v2) rating system, Navy Pier is showcasing expanded green spaces, improved pedestrian access, energy efficiency, innovative stormwater management, recycled local materials and much more.

Learning Objectives:

Explain what it takes to achieve a SITESv2 Gold level certified landscape redevelopment project and how the SITES framework drove sustainable design performance.

Describe bio-infiltration and the capture and treatment of stormwater runoff.

Recognize the historical uses and drivers of redevelopment at Navy Pier.

Observe how Navy Pier uses digital displays and wayfinding signage kiosks to educate visitors about SITES Certification, heat island effect, using reclaimed water, diverting demolition waste from landfills, using recycled and regional materials, and bio-i

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Event Type: Tour > Session