Infrastructure Is Public Space: Designing the Public Realm on Every Level

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/01/2019
Description
Infrastructure--from streets and sidewalks to bridges and elevated rail lines--remains our cities' most vast yet untapped resource for transforming the public realm. Drawing on New York City's strategies and on-the-ground experience, this session offers critical lessons and approaches for designing dynamic streetscapes and public spaces at multiple scales.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1) Evaluate streetscape design principles and practices in the context of New York City. 2) Classify strategies and methods of redesigning spaces beneath and adjacent to elevated infrastructure. 3) Comprehend the tool kit and application of streetscape furnishings developed for New York City. 4) Discuss methods, guidelines, and policy recommendations for reclaiming and designing spaces for greater public benefit.
Instructors
Neil Gagliardi, Susan Chin, Ignacio Ciocchini
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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