FRI-B03: Designed Ecologies: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
02/02/2018
End Date
02/01/2020
Description
Integrating natural systems into urban design is gaining prominence. But what does it take to integrate ecological systems in urban and post-industrial landscape designs? This panel brings together diverse disciplines to discuss key elements, changing trends, lessons learned, and the challenges and joys of collaborating on integrated ecology projects.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Remediation / Brownfields
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Learn about and key components and consideration in integrating natural systems in formal designs.
Learn about the importance, value, and complexities of designed ecologies in landscape design.
Learn about collaborating with ecologists and ecological designers on integrated ecology projects.
Learn about challenges and potential failures when designing natural ecologies in urban and postindustrial projects.
Instructors
Keith Bowers, FASLA, Biohabitats, Inc.; Chris Guillard, ASLA, CMG Landscape Architecture; Steven Apfelbaum, Applied Ecological Services, Inc.; Allegra Bukojemsky, ASLA, Wildlands
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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