FRI-D08: Turning Research into Practice: Using Research to Support and Inform Design Decisions

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Sometimes a design solution may depend on research to support a new idea. But how can busy practitioners find, interpret, and even create research within a tight project schedule and budget? Come and learn the language of research, how to ask the right questions, and apply findings.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand that the language of the research community is different from that of practice and that a single research project may not provide a simple answer to a complex question. 2. Learn how to access existing research to support design and detailing. 3. Understand the process of turning a research question into a research project and the process of working with academic researchers to develop questions into supportable results. 4. Learn the rewards and limitations of undertaking research within the environment of office practice, and how to gain credibility for the results.
Instructors
Emily McCoy, ASLA; Meg Calkins, FASLA; ; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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