FRI-B04: Water Urbanism: Water as a Driver of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
Cities are faced with the increasing risks of inland and coastal flooding as impacts of climate change and sea level rise are being felt. To respond to this challenge as place-making opportunities, this session conducts water urbanism case studies from multiple perspectives to offer water urbanism as an emerging approach to landscape architecture.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Understand water as a driving force for urban design and landscape architecture.
Acquire a water planning toolbox of strategies for cities to respond to climate change.
Examine ways to successfully integrate low-impact development strategies into places for people in urban settings.
Investigate motivating and inhibiting factors underlying a water-coherent approach to urban design and landscape architecture.
Instructors
Dennis Carmichael, Hope Rising, Prisca Weems
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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