Evolving Landscapes: Designing for Resiliency

Registration Eligibility
Registration is open to anyone
Start Date
09/06/2018
End Date
09/06/2018
Description
Closing in on three decades of practice, site design group, ltd. (site) has helped shape communities through landscape architecture in Chicago. Founding Principal Ernie Wong will discuss the evolution of the landscapes created by this award-winning firm as they have navigated the changing political and environmental climate over the years. Through a review of the firm's projects, ranging from riverfronts to streetscapes, public parks to affordable housing, rooftop amenity decks and large planning initiatives, consider new, innovative ways to address resiliency, sustainability, and social equity through design.
Location
Lisle, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. An introspective study of landscape design evolution through political and environmental climate changes 2. New, innovative approaches to addressing resiliency, sustainability and social equity through design 3. Discussion of sustainable landscape designs for a wide range of spaces including riverfronts, streetscapes, public parks, affordable housing, rooftop decks, etc.
Instructors
Ernest C. Wong, FASLA, APA, Site Design Group, Ltd.
Website Registration
Course Codes
S176
Provider
Chicago Botanic Garden


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