FS-007: Academia in Arcadia: Design, Sustainable Stewardship, and Pedagogy on Swarthmore's Campus

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
As Swarthmore's Scott Arboretum prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary as an arboretum and home to one of the most prestigious liberal arts colleges, this field session explores the intersection of campus planning, sustainable stewardship, design, pedagogy, and community outreach in the art and science of a public garden.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Campus Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.25
Learning Outcomes
1. Gain insight into how a large scale and diverse landscape is planned for the 21st century mission of the college with a focus on horticulture, education, sustainability, and public outreach 2. Learn how specific landscape values and planning strategies have been translated into an environmental framework for stormwater management 3. See how experimental horticultural and soil strategies are being employed to diversify the landscape while reducing long-term maintenance demands 4. Discuss how these strategies inform the collaboration between the design professions - particularly landscape architects, engineers, horticulturists, and educators.
Instructors
Richard A.. Newton, ASLA, LEED AP; Amelle Schultz, ASLA; Steve Benz, Hon. ASLA, PE, SITES AP; Dennis C.. McGlade, FASLA; Claire E.. Sawyers
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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