Recorded Presentations

Green Infrastructure: A Landscape Approach - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 17, 2013 7:00pm ‐ Nov 17, 2013 7:00pm


Credits: None available.

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

Description

The debate is under way between "urbanism" and "landscape urbanism". Which approach is better for creating healthy urban environments and green infrastructure? This presentation discusses how landscape architects are well positioned to serve the public well-being from the regional scale to the specific building site.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire a working definition of green infrastructure and its evolution through history.
  • Determine the scales by which green infrastructure can be applied and the criteria by which it can be integrated with the design of urban landscapes.
  • Understand what a systems approach to green infrastructure means and how this supports the planning and design spheres of practice.
  • Learn through successful case studies how green infrastructure becomes a model for the planning and design of urban space.

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Credits

  • 1.50 - PDH

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