FRI-A07: Changing Chinatowns: Placemaking and Placekeeping

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Participatory design is critical for community development, both in developing political capacity and creating enduring places for local communities. In this session, the presenters share the processes behind developing a new generation of Chinatown parks in San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston and address their cultural, social, site, and design challenges.
Location
Philadelphia
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Enhance understanding of current challenges facing urban ethnic communities 2. Learn about the origin and history of Chinatowns as an urban community typology 3. Learn about the fundamentals of community participatory design with ethnic communities 4. Engage with a discussion about the ethics and challenges of participatory design within diverse communities
Instructors
Jeffrey Hou, ASLA; Kongjian Yu, FASLA; Jennifer Ng, ASLA; Jim Lee, FASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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