Managing Change with Continuity

Start Date
01/18/2019
End Date
01/18/2019
Description
With urban growth occurring at a relentless pace, this lecture emphasizes the need for landscape designers to integrate site history into new designs without doing so nostalgically. Drawing on historic design examples of change with continuity, Charles Birnbaum will explore recent projects that demonstrate how historic preservation can blend with modern design and ecological enhancement.
Location
New London, CT
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
- Understand the importance and implications of weaving a site’s historical context into new designs.
- View historical precedents that integrate site history and site design.
- Examine contemporary projects that combine historical assets with modern design and ecological enhancement.
Instructors
Charles Birnbaum
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Course Codes
Provider
New Directions in the American Landscape


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