FS-009: Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway—100 Years

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Part of the City Beautiful movement, this mile-long civic vision of architecture and landscape, in its centennial year, has evolved into an incomparable cultural campus of exceptional museums, gardens, and parks amid a vibrant growing city. Learn how it continues to be influenced by contemporary landscape architects and civic leadership.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
5.75
Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss and identify the importance of the role of landscape architecture in the design and preservation of a culturally significant and historic landscape within a contemporary city 2. Learn the process of positive collaboration with cultural institutions, government agencies and not-for-profit entities. 3. Learn the challenges of planning and designing amidst the historic presence of the Cret and Greber master plan, civic engagement and funding 4. Gain an understanding of the evolution and impact of landscape architecture over the past 100 years and its influence on the development of other cities
Instructors
Susan Kay. Weiler, FASLA; Halford M.. Welch, ASLA, AICP; Gail Harrity; Harris M.. Steinberg, FAIA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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