FRI-C02: Urban Park Systems as Ecological Infrastructure: International Case Studies

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Cities around the world are rethinking open spaces as park systems to attract talent through improved quality of life, health, and recreation, but the ecological infrastructural services they provide are often overlooked. This session brings diverse perspectives from the United States, Canada, and Chile on planning urban park systems for resilience.
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 ecological and resilience planning approaches for urban park systems 2. Understand landscape performance and value of urban park systems as vital green and blue infrastructure for urban regions 3. Examine strategies for amplifying ecosystem services of urban park systems and communicating them to the public 4. Learn from diverse experiences in urban landscape conservation, parks systems planning, and design in the US, Chile, and Canada
Instructors
Sonja Vangjeli, Assoc. ASLA; Maria Catalina. Picon; Laura G.. Marett, ASLA; Anita Berrizbeitia, ASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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