A Placemaking Approach to DesignHosts: Sarah Barrett, Architectural BIM Specialist, Vectorworks, Inc.
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The days ofdesigning for a discrete project are numbered. Today's most forward-thinkingarchitects are finding it their mission to go beyond their project — in termsof both space and time — to consider, and even encourage, land-use patterns inthe surrounding area, and to anticipate, and even influence, future events andunexpected consequences.
Join SarahBarrett, architect product specialist at Vectorworks, Inc., as she illustratespractices of placemaking for land-use planning and intelligent urbanism. Attendeeswill explore three case studies that illustrate how implementing theseplacemaking practices can have a positive effect on both individuals andsurrounding communities.
· Describe theconcept of comprehensive land-use planning and how it can enhance the long-termvalue of a site.
· Recognize andsupport new and innovative approaches to site design and master planning thatpromote the health and welfare of area residents.
· Analyze how aproper understanding and management of land with urban density can allow forparks, green space, and the creation of public spaces.
· Discuss theadaptive reuse project of a contaminated industrial brownfield claimed by thelocal community for public use and how the site has kept its industrialheritage by reusing materials and infrastructure.