Landscapes of Longevity: Designing for Holistic Well-being & Preventative Health

Start Date
04/05/2017
End Date
04/05/2017
Description
In communities with extremely high longevity, what are the physical, social, cultural, and spatial characteristics of the cultural landscapes? How do our everyday landscapes inform routines and behaviors that can either support or hinder our holistic well-being? This session will examine insights from an investigation of 3 cultural landscapes of extraordinarily high longevity and the relationships of the seniors in those locations to their everyday environments. It will explore contempo
Location
Mechanicsville, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Healthcare & Therapeutic Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the correlation between holistic well-being and our everyday environments

2. Distinguish between preventative health (salutogenic) design and reactionary (prescriptive) design.

3. Translate findings from contemporary public health and design research into the landscape architecture design process.
Instructors
Harriett Jameson, Asa Eslocker
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Provider
Virginia Chapter of the ASLA


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