FRI-C06: Uniting in Place: Designing Public Places that Bridge Divides and Promote Diversity

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
In five U.S. cities, landscape architects are collaborating with civic leaders and local communities to create places that encourage shared experience among people of all backgrounds. Learn about strategies for designing public places that promote unity and diversity from practitioners working on the ground in Akron, Detroit, Memphis, and Philadelphia.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Find out how practitioners in cities across the United States are designing public places to promote diversity and bridge socioeconomic divides. 2. Discover how designing for diversity is changing perceptions of and expectations for public assets in Akron, Detroit, Memphis, and Philadelphia. 3. Learn about design techniques and planning strategies being employed to attract a diverse mix of people to public places and generate diverse constituencies for public assets. 4. Consider how this ambition may be relevant to projects and initiatives in other cities.
Instructors
Alexa Bush, ASLA; David Fierabend, ASLA; Shawn McCaney, ASLA; Carol Coletta;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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