Environmental and Climate Justice in Community Design: Case Studies and Tools

Start Date
10/21/2018
End Date
10/21/2018
Description
Landscape architects play an important role in addressing environmental justice and implementing resilient landscape design in coping with climate change while serving socially vulnerable communities. This session examines recent research and practice applied to community design for addressing environmental justice and an emerging issue of climate justice.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn methods and tools to assess impacts of climate change and environmental justice in communities.

2. Learn methods and tools for conducting community design to address environmental justice issues.

3. Understand the challenges and successes of working with environmental justice communities.

4. Examine strategies for integrating environmental justice in landscape planning and design.
Instructors
Chingwen Cheng, PhD, ASLA, PLA, LEED AP, Arizona State University; Erin McDonald, Landscape Designer, Design Workshop; Kari Spiegelhalter, Master of Landscape Architecture Student, Cornell University
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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