MON-C09: History as Resource for Contemporary Street Design

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
Landscape architects do not think of historic preservation when designing public streets as they focus on contemporary circulation needs. However, streets have dynamic histories in most cities. This session explores how landscape architects can draw upon history to enrich the designs for urban public street from China to Denver.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Historic Preservation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Explore and challenge ourselves to understand how history and preservation can enrich contemporary street design.
Study how history broadens design approaches to addressing contemporary needs.
Discover how design history reveals cultural differences that can be expressed in the public space of streets.
Investigate the multiple roles that designers play in the design of public spaces, particularly streets and roads.
Instructors
Thaisa Way, Ron Henderson, David Malda, Ann Komara
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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