MON-A07: Sensing the City: Resolution, Tech, and Application of Site-specific Data

ASLA

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Monday, October 22, 2018
8:57 a.m. - 9:59 a.m. EDT

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Overview

Data is transforming how we think about, use, and ultimately design our urban landscapes. In this panel, hear from practitioners actively designing with data. Learn how to use both analog and digital tools and methods to measure and track environmental and social phenomena in the urban environment. 1. Learn analog and digital tools and methods to measure and track environmental and social phenomena. 2. Understand how design firms in architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture use data to shape practice. 3. Understand qualitative, quantitative, primary source, and secondary source data gathering strategies and their comparative benefits and challenges. 4. Introduce opportunities to translate data collection and analysis methods from social and natural sciences, engineering, and technology into design practices.

Speakers

Rebecca Popowsky

Data is transforming how we think about, use, and ultimately design our urban landscapes. In this panel, hear from practitioners actively designing with data. Learn how to use both analog and digital tools and methods to measure and track environmental and social phenomena in the urban environment. 1. Learn analog ... Read More

Stephanie Carlisle

Stephanie Carlisle is a Principal and Environmental Researcher at KieranTimberlake. She investigates topics related to the interaction between the constructed and natural environment, including urban ecology, green infrastructure, and climate change. Combining a background in environmental science and architectural design, Stephanie serves as a bridge between research and practice, bringing ... Read More

Kate DeSantis

Kate has worked as a designer on projects ranging in scale from urban master planning to furniture. Her experience teaching design and conducting biological research have heavily influenced her approach designing for the built environment at the human scale. She is constantly evaluating the relationship between spaces and the life ... Read More

Nina Chase

Nina Chase is the co-founder and Principal of Merritt Chase, a Pittsburgh-based landscape architecture and urban design firm dedicated to planning and designing meaningful outdoor places. The firm works locally and has been recognized nationally for their public space designs, placemaking initiatives, and research. Formerly of Sasaki in Boston and ... Read More

Contact Info

Susan Apollonio, sapollonio@asla.org