david yocca profiles

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  1. David Yocca

    Title
    Senior Partner at Conservation Design Forum
    Demographic info
    Greater Chicago Area | Architecture & Planning
    Current
    Senior Partner at Conservation Design Forum
    Education
    Michigan State University
    Summary
    David serves as the Principal Landscape Architect/Planner at Conservation Design Forum (CDF), a multi-disciplinary water-centric planning, design and engineering firm with offices in Elmhurst, IL and Ann Arbor, MI. • David is focused on the cultivation of healthy, sustainable places that inspire the people they serve; he leads many of CDF’s pioneering, high profile green projects, including the celebrated Chicago City Hall Demonstration Green Roof. • He has helped develop community-focused master plans for ecologically-focused parks, greenways, conservation villages and urban neighborhoods, and participated in the visioning, design, entitlement, and implementation process for numerous restorative projects located in the Midwest and elsewhere. • Following the design, permitting, and funding of one of the nation’s first comprehensive green streets demonstration projects in West Union, IA, now nearly complete, David delivered a green streets/infrastructure training program and workshop in 23 Main Street communities throughout Iowa, and testified before a Congressional Sub-Committee on the benefits of green infrastructure in the fall of 2010. • David currently serves on the Technical Core Committee and Hydrology Sub-Committees for the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES™), a new green site planning and design tool and rating system now in the pilot project stage. • David serves on the Board of Directors of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities based in Toronto, and is helping lead the development of the Living Architecture Performance Tool in collaboration with other living system professionals and in alignment with current high-performance green building and site metrics. • In his role at CDF, David helps promote and educate about sustainable practices and applied restorative design, and frequently lectures at workshops, conferences, and universities on these topics.
    David Yocca
  2. David Yocca

    Title
    Senior Partner at Conservation Design Forum
    Demographic info
    Greater Chicago Area | Design
    Current
    Senior Partner at Conservation Design Forum
    David Yocca