SUN-B04: Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative

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
This session focuses on the specific contribution of landscape architects to the new interdisciplinary approach to ecological urban design documented in Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning, which is being published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Learn about the ways in which ecological understanding can help planners respond to urban challenges like climate change with a focus on resilient urban design.
Consider a new generation of green urban infrastructure projects with attention to public health, safety, and welfare.
Discuss the specific role of landscape architects on interdisciplinary teams working to advance ecological urban design.
Be introduced to an important new book, written by leading landscape architecture theorists and practitioners.
Instructors
Frederick Steiner, James Corner, Susannah Drake, Charles Waldheim, Nina-Marie Lister
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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