Green Design in Remnant Urban Landscapes

Registration Eligibility
ASLA online learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
04/15/2017
End Date
04/14/2019
Description
This presentation will cover not only the technical side of sustainable design (such as stormwater management, native plants, and material sourcing) but also how urban space itself can be recycled and how to weave new access and opportunity into the existing urban fabric. An emphasis on site selection and getting creative about where you can insert interventions is critical in densely populated cities with limited open space. Using the Atlanta Beltline and Los Angeles’ Avalon Green Alley Project as case studies, the projects showcased in this presentation show a spectrum of creative and sustainable solutions to limited urban space.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Remediation / Brownfields
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the challenges and best practices for building public space in urban right of ways, corridors, and other urban spaces.
2. Learn about opportunities to increase open space through the creation of non-traditional landscapes.
3. Understand the process and value of anchor projects for realizing a larger vision of greener cities.
4. Understand different methods to maximize the value of community engagement through case studies.
Instructors
Kevin Burke, ASLA, PLA, AOLCP; Tori Kjer, ASLA
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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