Designer Talk: Using Natural Stone in Landscape Architecture


When:     Wednesday,  March 24, 2021
Time:      11:00am-12:00pm ET
Where:   GoToMeeting Webinar
LACES Credit: NSI39, 1.0 HSW PDH
Daniel Wood – Natural Stone & Material Consultant  - Lurvey Supply
Hana Ishikawa, AIA, ASLA Affiliate – site design group ltd.
Bob Mortensen FASLA –  Mortensen Associates (retired)

Register Now

With so many building materials on the market today, what makes natural stone the best material for your application?  Join us as a group of design professionals discuss why they chose natural stone in their exterior projects.  During this session, we will discuss exterior sitework, including plazas, water features, outdoor living spaces, parks, and memorials.  Come away inspired with best practices to expand the use of natural stone in your portfolio.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Dive into the design process of several recent projects to explore the latest design trends, technology capabilities, and the benefits of collaborating across disciplines.
  2. Learn how you can satisfy many green building goals by using natural stone including: biophilic design, low carbon impacts and other sustainable attributes.
  3. See how natural stone can improve your projects’ authenticity by providing patrons with a genuine natural material that they inherently crave.
  4. Examine attributes of natural stone that allow it to outperform other building materials for landscape architecture applications.



Stones of North America

Use Natural Stone

Genuine. Versatile. Unique. Durable. Sustainable. Easy to Maintain.