FRI-A10: Constraint or Opportunity: Designing Accessible Landscape Architecture

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Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
Are accessibility requirements a burden to the quality of a project’s design, or can they enhance both universal usability and design integrity? A panel composed of a landscape architect, a state agency representative, and an accessibility representative focuses on case studies of highly designed responses to specific accessibility regulations.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Identify the basic principles of accessible design as applied in urban landscape architecture.
Learn specific design choices relative to accessibility and Universal Design for "special" populations, and how they can be of benefit in all design contexts.
Clarify black, white, and "grey" areas of understanding regarding federal and state accessibility regulations and guidelines.
Investigate imaginative design responses to landscape-related accessibility regulations and guidelines through case study examples of built work.
Instructors
Josh SafdieEmmanuel AndradeOlivera BerceShauna Gillies-Smith
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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