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Kim Sorvig

Kim Sorvig is a research associate professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico, and co-author of the Sustainable Building Technical Manual, published by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Sorvig has consulted and designed for the Historic Santa Fe Foundation; the Rio Grande Botanical Gardens Asian Meditation Gardens; the Las Aves Wildlife Rescue Facility (Espanola, NM); the restoration of the Barnes Arboretum (Philadelphia); and the restoration of the Hammond Museum and Japanese Garden (New York). He has provided site-interpretive designs for private residences and ecological and historical interpretations for several large public parks and projects. He is a registered landscape architect (NM, PA) and member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and International Association of Landscape Ecologists. Sorvig holds a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Kew Diploma (with distinction) from the Royal Botanic Gardens, London, and a B.A. in Humanities and Social Science from Colorado State University.
Sustainable Landscape Construction, Third Edition by Kim Sorvig with J. William Thompson | An Island Press book

Sustainable Landscape Construction, Third Edition

A Guide to Green Building Outdoors

Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, Sustainable Landscape Construction has helped to spur a movement towards resilient outdoor environments, in the U.S. and throughout the world. The third edition has been updated to...

Sustainable Landscape Construction

A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, Second Edition

Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This...