FRI-B10: RPA 4th Regional Plan: Metro Natural Systems and Landscape Infrastructure Design

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Once in a generation, the RPA produces a long-range vision for the tristate region of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Together with CCNY and Princeton University, RPA launched a design competition to envision the future of four corridor geographies in the region. Historical context and future visions will be highlighted.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Participants will learn about how larger scale planning can benefit regional economic expansion while also protecting the environment. 2. Attendees will learn about development of water and land management strategies where local agricultural interests are incentivized to benefit the region. 3. Attendees will learn about how coastal occupation can transform in relation to sea level rise and climate change.Participants will understand the capacity of the systematic planning to impact a region. 4. People attending the presentation will learn about how the RPA has shifted from concentric planning centered on a metropolis to planning of corridors.
Instructors
Robert Freudenberg; Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, ASLA, AIA; Ellen Neises; Susannah C.. Drake, FASLA, AIA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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