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.
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
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
Sonja Vangjeli, Assoc. ASLA; Maria Catalina. Picon; Laura G.. Marett, ASLA; Anita Berrizbeitia, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects