SAT-A07: Building Community Through Landscape: Lessons from the Field

Start Date
10/20/2018
End Date
10/20/2018
Description
In a country that is fractured spatially, politically, and economically, public space offers unique possibilities for experiments in reconciliation. We’ll explore opportunities for landscape to support social resilience in Seattle, Los Angeles, and the rural South, framed by lessons learned during 30 years of the West Philadelphia Landscape Project.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the ways in which social and cultural systems can work towards environmental injustice. 2. Illustrate the importance of landscape to social resilience. 3. Evaluate the role of the landscape architect in designing for environmental justice and reconciliation. 4. Identify new opportunities to generate social resilience through the design of public space.
Instructors
Anne Whiston Spirn, FASLA; Harriett Jameson Brooks, ASLA; Claire Latané, ASLA, SITES AP; Brice Maryman, ASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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