MON-C02: African Renaissance: A Continent on the Rise!

Start Date
10/22/2018
End Date
10/22/2018
Description
The economies of many African countries are burgeoning, and the landscape architecture profession, from both a professional and educational perspective, is enjoying a renaissance around the continent. This session highlights rural and urban ecological and social work and presents opportunities in landscape education institutions.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn how Landscape Architects are using innovative sustainable planning techniques to conserve biodiversity in African protected areas. 2. Examine the sensitivity, diversity and complexity required in testing physical and urban African environments. 3. Gain insight on how participatory planning methods are helping create social empowerment and helping alleviate poverty. 4. Understand the challenges and successes of African Landscape Architecture Educational programs, and learn about studying and teaching opportunities in these schools.
Instructors
Hitesh S.. Mehta, FASLA; Anthony Wain; Caroline Wanza Ofafa; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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