SUN-A09: Owner, Designer, Construction Manager: Three Landscape Architects Shape Governors Island

American Society of Landscape Architects


Sunday, November 8, 2015
noon - 1:30 p.m. CST

CM | 1.50

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Climate change, public/private partnerships, sustainable building practices: these are the challenges of the 21st century that are pushing landscape architecture in new directions. Three landscape architects who have chosen distinct career paths discuss how they successfully collaborated on the dramatic transformation of Governors Island. Learning Objectives - Understand how different landscape architect’s roles in a project influence major public space design and implementation. - Learn how the team worked together to address climate change challenges for this unique site. - Understand how the maintenance and operations issues of a new park are sustaining the design intent over time. - See how landscape architects in different roles participate in an integrated design approach.