Industrial uses and infrastructure have long separated Philadelphia’s residents from the Delaware riverfront. On a walk of this emerging landscape, we’ll visit pop-ups and permanent landscapes with their designers, talk strategy with the agencies overseeing riverfront development, and see sites poised to unlock the river’s future.
Remediation / Brownfields
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Understand the large-scale planning of landscape as a framework for investment, and achieving a balance between public infrastructure and private development. 2. Discuss the challenges and opportunities designers face when working across temporalities (strategy, scale, time). 3. Analyze the evolution of a master plan through implementation and the influence of multiple design voices and visions. 4. Learn challenges and successes of shoreline restoration using living shoreline technology, including discussion of which plant species and construction methods for erosion control and resiliency have withstood recent storm/tide events.
Michael Miller, ASLA; Jim Fries, ASLA; Jayne Spector, ASLA, LEED AP; Bryan Hanes, ASLA; Kim Cooper
American Society of Landscape Architects