Landscape architect Ian McHarg advanced the integration of ecology into land planning and design. Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, A principal in the firm that McHarg founded, discusses the precepts of a new urban ecology involving the integration of green infrastructure and public art as a way to render compact development the most appealing and sensible choice. Bunster-Ossa signs copies of his book,Reconsidering Ian McHarg: The Future of Urban Ecology, after the talk.
1.0 LU HSW-SD (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (LA CES)
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Photo: Philadelphia has adopted the comprehensive application of green infrastructure in pursuit of ‘triple bottom line’ sustainability objectives—both on private and public lands. Such integration is key towards a healthy urban ecology. Image courtesy of Wallace Roberts & Todd.
Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM