FRI-A01: Resilience Planning for Social Equity

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
As the twin trajectories of rapid urbanization and increased environmental risk collide, planners and designers need to lead efforts to build urban resilience. This panel explores bridging top-down and bottom-up processes to drive social equity through resilience planning in three case study communities: Manila, Philippines; Kibera, Kenya; and Memphis, Tennessee.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about principles of community- based urban resilience planning and design, which guide cities in surviving, adapting and thriving in the face of sudden shocks and chronic stresses. 2. Discuss opportunities to leverage investments in resilience infrastructure toward multi-benefit solutions, which improve connectivity, recreational opportunities, health and wellness, quality of life, and safety for vulnerable populations. 3. Learn from case studies of three communities building social equity through climate resilience planning: Metro Manila, Philippines, Kibera, Kenya, and Shelby County, TN. 4. Understand the case study communities’ progressive approaches to neighborhood engagement, building stewardship, and bridging top-down and bottom-up planning initiatives.
Instructors
Laura G.. Marett, ASLA; Mary Anne Ocampo; Jennifer W.. Toy, ASLA; Pippa W.. Brashear, ASLA;
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


Contact Us

American Society of Landscape Architects © Copyright 2018 All rights reserved.