- 7 video lessons (53 Mins)
Browse Course Chapters
1.Introduction and Review6 mins
2.From Swampy Slum to Thriving Neighborhood12 mins
3.Socially Sustainable Design Toolkit9 mins
4.ASLA Guides for Socially Sustainable Planning7 mins
5.A Second Chance for Social Sustainability10 mins
6.The Small but Mighty Power of Social Infrastructure5 mins
7.Concluding Thoughts2 mins
What You Will Learn
- Examine case studies from abroad and be able to recognize how their best practices could be applied to cases in the U.S.
- Recognize what a socially-sustainable place looks like and what distinguishes it from places not designed with this approach in mind.
- Develop a working knowledge of the tools and techniques a planner uses to create socially-sustainable outdoor spaces.
- Build a nuanced understanding of the different types of socially-sustainable spaces for specific communities and what their specific qualities and needs are.
- Comprehend what the roles of the designer and the community can be in creating spaces with social sustainability and in setting up the processes and structures that ensure long-term success.
- Understand how small-scale social sustainability can successfully translate to larger scales and why this is an important tool in the face of climate change and other significant existential challenges.
Learn these skills
- Environmental Planning
- Land Use
- Parks & Recreation
- Pedestrian Planning
- Plan Making
- Site Planning
- Urban Design
This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.