This class is part of this years virtual education series: "Expanding the Practice of Landscape Design" presented by New Directions in the American Landscape and cosponsored by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Join this years group of accomplished presenters including influential Landscape Designer Larry Weaner, as they explore the practice of landscape design in this spring's virtual education series. This multi-session virtual series will take place March - April 2023. Open to both professionals and non-professionals.
See and register for the entire series on NDAL's website.
Simple by Design: Landscape for Deep Social Impact
Wednesday, March 29, 1 – 2:15 p.m. CST
Learn about how simple and scalable green interventions such as trees, community gardens and remediated vacant lots can provide deep impact for communities. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) mission is to advance health and well-being through horticulture, and their “simple by design” landscape tactics have helped to improve quality of life in urban communities throughout the Philadelphia region. Explore research done by University of Pennsylvania researchers and others that shows the impact of PHS’s greening programs on factors such as health, safety, and violence and gain a deeper understanding of how the built environment can impact society.
Speaker: Keith Green & Julianne Schrader Ortega
This course is part of the 2023 Virtual Education Series: Expanding the Practice of Landscape Design.
Questions? Email Sara Weaner at NDAL