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.
Campus Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
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.
Richard A.. Newton, ASLA, LEED AP; Amelle Schultz, ASLA; Steve Benz, Hon. ASLA, PE, SITES AP; Dennis C.. McGlade, FASLA; Claire E.. Sawyers
American Society of Landscape Architects