Shaping Civic Space: Challenges of the Anthropocene

Start Date
10/18/2018
End Date
10/18/2018
Description
This session covers issues of climate change that impact design, such as flooding and storm surge, drought, and contamination (water affected by industry, waste and aging infrastructure). This session demonstrates how addressing these concerns can be coupled with water features and systems that are beautiful, celebratory, and meaningful.
Location
Kennett Square, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss the challenges of designing as it relates to excess or insufficient water resources;
Examine the impact of global climate change on site design, capacity, and function;
Evaluate the global case studies with a wide range of scale and perspective
Instructors
Anita Berrizbeitia, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design;Kongjian Yu, Dean of the School of Landscape Architecture at PKU, Founding Partner, Turenscape ;Kristian Kor
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Provider
Longwood Gardens Continuing Education


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