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Designing with Trees in Mind Photo © Joris Voeten Incorporating trees into site development By Alex Satel, MFC, and Philip van Wassenaer, B.Sc., MFC W ith space at a premium in urban areas, trees are too often an afterthought in the landscape design process, whether in new builds or during site redevelopment. Engineering cross- sections and landscape renderings often show large-canopied shade trees, but rare is the design showing adequate room for tree root development, or 20 July 2013 CG_July2013.indd 20 6/7/13 9:21:59 AM