Recorded Presentations

Designing Innovative Habitats: Urban Infrastructure and Aquatic Habitat - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 20, 2017 12:00pm ‐ Oct 20, 2017 12:00pm

Credits: None available.

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


With the proliferation of urban development in coastal cities, landscape architects have an opportunity to design urban infrastructure in a way that can simultaneously bolster aquatic habitat and create great public space. This session compares three case studies: Chicago Riverwalk, Elliott Bay Seawall, and Rebuild by Design: Living Breakwaters.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the relationship between open space design and essential aquatic habitat.
  • Examine the responsibility landscape architects have in supporting marine environments in coastal and shoreline development/redevelopment.
  • Compare alternative or innovative design methods to enhance or restore aquatic habitat and fish vitality in urban waterways.
  • Understand the importance of collaboration between the designer, ecologist, and engineer to create urban aquatic habitat.

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