MON-B07: Informing Metropolitan Landscapes: Performance Lessons from Case Studies

Start Date
10/22/2018
End Date
10/22/2018
Description
Metropolitan landscapes are growing at unprecedented rates in the United States. Evidence-based design approaches are gaining greater traction and have the opportunity to improve the quality of built environments. This session examines landscape performance lessons learned through a unique collaboration between academic researchers and project designers from three distinct projects.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about direct and indirect social, economic, environmental, and other performance implications of landscape architecture projects in changing metropolitan landscapes 2. Learn about the relevance of case study approach, project performance and evaluation by reviewing various innovative methods measuring performance benefits of distinct landscape projects 3. Gain insights into why and how professionals should engage landscape performance in to their practices and understand the challenges and successes of integrating landscape performance in their practices 4. Review the diverse set of experiences professionals and researchers gathered from LAF's Case Study Investigation Program, and understand the relevance of these knowledge to contemporary landscape architecture practices
Instructors
Taner R.. Ozdil, ASLA; Barbara Deutsch, FASLA; Jim Manskey, ASLA; Steven Spears, FASLA, AICP;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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