Recorded Presentations

Mar 4, 2013 ‐ Dec 18, 2017



Sessions

Culture, Identity, and Design - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Nov 17, 2019 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

How do we recognize the multiple histories, cultural traditions, identities, and populations that have shaped landscapes of the past and could construct landscapes of the future? This panel will explore the ways in which representation and equity can creatively inform design processes and be intentional outcomes of our work.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about cultural traditions from US and global cities, how they may inform design processes, and how we as designers have an ethical obligation to cultivate and honors these traditions.
  • Cultivate an understanding of how to work with people and cultural resources already on the ground as a first act of exploring the design possibilities of unique cultures and identities.
  • Learn about the ways designers and researchers often step outside a given brief to re-frame project agendas around issues of culture and identity.
  • Understand how representation, inclusion, and belonging can manifest themselves in widely varying ways through both a project design process and a project’s physical expression.
Speaker(s):
  • Chris Reed, Design Director, Stoss Landscape Urbanism
  • Sara Zewde, ASLA, Founding Principal, Studio Zewde
  • Stephen Gray, AIA, Principal/ Faculty, Grayscale Collaborative/ Harvard Graduate School of Design
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Situation Normal: All Mocked Up - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Nov 17, 2019 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Leaders at three prominent landscape architecture practices that focus on planted systems within their work explore planting mock-ups and plant trials. How can they aid or hinder the design and documentation process, help with plant sourcing and availability challenges, guide implementation, and ensure long-term success in planting strategies?

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Examine the success and failure of planting mock-ups across projects of varied size and scope.
  • Discuss methods of evaluating complex planting strategies during the design process.
  • Gain a better understanding of how to develop and implement planting mock-ups in varied project types.
  • Learn how to source and implement diverse planting strategies in varied regions and climate.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

The Role of Stormwater Management in Landscape Architecture - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE

Nov 17, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Nov 17, 2019 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

ASLA advocacy of the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (H.R. 7279), a bill aimed at promoting better stormwater management, helped it become law. This session examines the benefits of green infrastructure design and low impact development, including satisfying regulatory requirements, earning rating systems credits, offering amenities, and designing within water budgets.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 920020992, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about stormwater and water efficiency regulations and how stormwater storage features provide a local water supply.
  • Explore stormwater features as amenities, including green roofs, rain gardens, bioswales, and green streets.
  • Understand the challenges of designing a stormwater feature in terms of plant selection, soil media, and irrigation.
  • Examine how stormwater features help designers achieve points and credits in the Sustainable SITES Program, LEED, and the Living Building Challenge.
Speaker(s):
  • Neal Shapiro, LEED Green Associate, CPSWQ, CSM, ENV SP, Watershed Management Program Coordinator, City of Santa Monica, Office of Sustainability & the Environment
  • Russell Ackerman, Affiliate ASLA, SITES AP, Sustainability Analyst, City of Santa Monica
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

The Economics of Parks: Creating and Sustaining Successful Public Realm - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 9:00am ‐ Nov 17, 2019 10:00am

Credits: None available.

The economics of parks is ever more important: educating clients on the costs of creating public realm; developing funding strategies to build; balancing revenue generation with creating respite; planning for governance, operations, and maintenance to preserve investments for future generations; and valuing design.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Hear methods of educating clients on public realm development costs and learn from case studies how that has been achieved.
  • Learn from case studies how revenue generation has supported operations and maintenance costs, and where the right balance has been struck and where it has not.
  • Learn from governance models how best to plan for and preserve investment in the public realm.
  • Discuss the value of design and how it can be retained in the face of the temptation to create “things to do” and demand for “economically self-sustaining” public realm.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Fact Check: Assessing Landscape Performance in Research and Practice - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 9:00am ‐ Nov 17, 2019 10:00am

Credits: None available.

Amid today’s science denial and “alternative facts,” it is imperative for landscape architects to advocate and prove design impacts with evidence. This panel shares experience in evaluating design and assessing landscape performance through collaborative research in practice, focusing on post-occupancy evaluation of environmental, social, and economic performance.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the danger of greenwash and falsely claimed design achievements to the profession’s credibility.
  • Learn about the constraints of conducting research and post-occupancy evaluation in landscape architecture practice.
  • Understand the gap between the academic community and practitioners, and unleashed potential for broad collaboration.
  • Hear the lessons learned by practitioners and researchers in measuring the environmental and socioeconomic performance of landscapes.
Speaker(s):
  • Tao Zhang, ASLA, LEED AP, SITES AP, Principal, Sasaki
  • Emily R. McCoy, ASLA, SITES AP, Landscape Architect, Design Workshop
  • Skip Graffam, FASLA, LEED AP, Partner and Director of Research, OLIN
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Decolonizing Design: Black Narratives in Landscape Architecture - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 9:00am ‐ Nov 17, 2019 10:00am

Credits: None available.

The current narrative of landscape architecture fails to highlight the significance and impact of diverse identities in the discipline. This session explores the experiences of black landscape architects and the relevant cultural narratives that inform inclusive academic and professional practice.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about black landscape history and barriers to design education.
  • Highlight gaps in landscape architectural education and foundation as it relates to diverse/ethnic cultures.
  • Explore black narratives in landscape architectural history and current events.
  • Identify the importance of multicultural explorations in landscape architectural foundation.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

ADA to Universal Design: Creating Healthy Communities Through Equitable Design Approaches - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 9:00am ‐ Nov 17, 2019 10:00am

Credits: None available.

If our goal is to develop a community that is accessible to all, why do we only use the minimum requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act? We will examine the current approach to accessibility and look at simple, intuitive strategies for developing a complete community, with access as an integral component.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Examine compliance with current ADA regulations and deficiencies resulting from designing solutions as an afterthought.
  • Explore options for creating fully accessible and equitable neighborhoods through a paradigm shift in the design approach toward universal design.
  • Discuss the scalability of this approach using methods of determining areas of needed improvements at a city level and applying them at a project level.
  • Discuss how our designs can discriminate against people with disabilities when only looking at minimum requirements as standards.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Two-way Street: Building Value Through Long-Term Relationships - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Nov 17, 2019 9:00am ‐ Nov 17, 2019 10:00am

Credits: None available.

Maintaining long-term owner/designer relationships is good for both business and design. In candid conversation, panelists will dissect their successful 12-year relationship while sharing lessons learned and practical advice on marketing; client interface; working across time, project type, and scales; and efficiently and effectively managing staff from novice designer to principal.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the value of establishing durable relationships and building trust between all levels of the client and design teams.
  • Learn how to create an internal ecosystem for effective staffing and workflow.
  • Recognize how to establish teams and communication structures that bridge various scales of planning and capital projects — often taking place simultaneously.
  • Understand how to develop effective strategies for continuity that transcend specific personalities and relationships.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Inside the LA Studio with BASE Landscape Architecture - 1.25 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Nov 16, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Nov 16, 2019 4:45pm

Credits: None available.

BASE, a small landscape architecture firm with offices in San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, is unique in several ways: our commitment to mentorship; the proportion of our clients who are community-based, civic, or nonprofit organizations; and the values-driven connection to our projects.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Find out how the studio’s nonprofit arm contributes to our research and design efforts to promote healthy pollinator habitats in order to achieve greater positive impact on natural and built environments.
  • Explore how BASE has worked to expand our clients’ perception of what landscape architecture is and the capabilities of our studio and LA professionals.
  • Learn how to manage a small design business that has strong commitments to sustainability and mentorship.
  • Learn how we have designed and built mobile communications and education vehicles that support the goals of parks and recreation areas.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Green Schoolyards: Local Urban Transformation to National Prototype - 1.25 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 16, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Nov 16, 2019 4:45pm

Credits: None available.

The 98,000 public schools across the United States represent the single greatest opportunity to improve public health, environmental health, and neighborhood quality of life for hundreds of millions of Americans. Learn how cities like Philadelphia and New York and nonprofits are transforming these low-performing, semi-public spaces into green public architecture.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the broad scale of urban schoolyards, the complex patterns of ownership and authority, and the varied approaches to transforming schoolyards into green community playgrounds.
  • Learn how joint-use agreements are created by cities and expanded by nonprofits.
  • Experience the results of a 20-year partnership in New York that created more than 200 green schoolyards, and a complex partnership between three government agencies and a nonprofit in Philadelphia.
  • Understand how green schoolyard transformations are the tip of the spear in ensuring that all U.S. city residents have a high-quality park within a 10-minute walk.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $30.00
Members: $40.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00
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