SUN-B11: Social Urbanism, Our Climate Culture, and the Politics that Frame Landscape Architecture

Start Date
10/21/2018
End Date
10/21/2018
Description
An overview of social urbanism offers insight into new movements for a democracy on spatial design. This panel reveals the politics behind effective planning frameworks for the ongoing expansion of our cities. Social and environmental case studies, North and South, provoke an imminent global discussion over our present climate culture.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Examine how geographical landscapes define our political processes. 2. Consider how political processes shape our urban landscapes; the evolution of social housing and water revitalization projects in Latin American cities. 3. Deepen awareness of political and economic influences from the Global North, and the limitations of city branding in the Global South. 4. Define our climate culture, future best practices, and the increasing advocacy of the Landscape Architecture academy and profession.
Instructors
Maria Bellalta, ASLA; Daniela Coray, Student ASLA; Lina Escobar; Ken Smith, FASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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