Recorded Presentations

Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 23, 2016 12:00am ‐ Oct 23, 2016 12:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00


This session focuses on the specific contribution of landscape architects to the new interdisciplinary approach to ecological urban design documented in Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning, which is being published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the ways in which ecological understanding can help planners respond to urban challenges like climate change with a focus on resilient urban design.
  • Consider a new generation of green urban infrastructure projects with attention to public health, safety, and welfare.
  • Discuss the specific role of landscape architects on interdisciplinary teams working to advance ecological urban design.
  • Be introduced to an important new book, written by leading landscape architecture theorists and practitioners.

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