FRI-D07: The Disturbing Pleasures of Maintenance: Audacious Strategies for Public Parks

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
All designed landscapes require maintenance, yet this crucial aspect is often neglected. This session considers contemporary cases where maintenance is recognized as integral to the design process and to a landscape’s long-term success. Alternative, practical, and implementable strategies for the maintenance and monitoring of public places will also be presented.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Inspire landscape architects to explore maintenance as an exciting source of design ideas. 2. Consider the challenges and benefits of integrating monitoring and maintenance into the design of public spaces. 3. Outline a process to avoid failure in landscapes due to lack of foresight and planning. 4. Explore the importance of operating models including partnerships, local knowledge, use and flexibility for long-term stewardship.
Instructors
Joseph Hays, ASLA; Tim Netsch, LEED AP; Tim Marshall, FASLA; Thomas Woltz, FASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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