STL Gateway Cinema Series: Women in the Dirt

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The St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will be presenting "Women in the Dirt" as part of Gateway, a film series exploring the human effect on our physical, cultural, and social environments. After the screening, join us for a brief conversation on the importance of the film as it relates to Landscape Architecture, Planning, Design, & Accessible Open Space.

Film: Women in the Dirt
Landscape frames our days: trees or flowers, sidewalks and walls, city parks or private gardens. But who envisions this framework for our daily lives? Women in the Dirt is a documentary about seven groundbreaking landscape architects. Their work ranges from intimate, jewel-like gardens to vast urban projects. Artists and scientists, the women bring to their work awareness of sustainability, function, and beauty. Women in the Dirt reveals how these self-described, masters of the obvious create the sublime.
Saint Louis, MO
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Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
-Understand the breadth of the profession of landscape architecture through the case studies of seven women landscape architects.

-Understand how cultural elements can be blended with the natural elements to create human places to live, work and play.

-Understand how personal vision becomes the foundation of practice.

-Understand how to integrate personal vision with the vision of the client and end user to create successful outdoor places.
Cory Murner, Scott Runde, & Stacey Brochtrup
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