MON-D03: Legacy Cities: Applying Landscape Metrics to Guide Rightsizing Decisions

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
America’s legacy cities are rightsizing, making reinvestment decisions around their current and projected population’s infrastructure needs. This session will discuss Relocal, a systematic approach to rightsizing using a data-based analytical framework that aids cities in setting priorities and allocating scarce resources using environmental and landscape metrics to make final recommendations.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Understand the magnitude of “rightsizing cities” in the United States.
Learn how the concept of “rightsizing” is being implemented in these legacy cities.
Examine one approach – Relocal – and how it assists cities to make strategic rightsizing decisions.
Learn how landscape and environmental measures are incorporated into Relocal and influence final recommendations.
Instructors
Rodney Swink, FASLA, PlaceEconomics; Emilie Evans, PlaceEconomics; Donovan Rypkema, PlaceEconomics
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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