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LAF's 2022 CSI Program, Health-Focused Projects

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Recording from live webinar on 7/29/22

Measuring Landscape Performance: LAF's 2022 CSI Program, Health-Focused Projects

The Landscape Architecture Foundation's Case Study Investigation (CSI) program supports faculty-student research teams who work with designers to assess and document the performance of sustainable landscape projects as Case Study Briefs. In this second in a series of three webinars, three teams from the 2022 CSI program presented on their research process and most compelling findings from their efforts to quantify environmental, social, and economic benefits of exemplary landscape projects.

The remaining seven 2022 CSI teams presented in the other two webinars in the series: Resilience-Focused Projects on July 27 and People-Focused Projects on August 3.


Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how the Landscape Architecture Foundation's Case Study Investigation program is furthering landscape performance research.
  2. Explore specific metrics and methods used to evaluate the environmental and social performance of landscape projects.
  3. Learn about the goals and sustainable features of exemplary landscapes.


Continuing Education Credits

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This course is approved for 1.0 Professional Development Hour (PDH) through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) and meets the health, safety and welfare requirements (HSW). To earn 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW):

  1. View the full webinar above.
  2. Complete the short quiz by following the link below. (You must score 75% or higher.)
  3. Wait ~2 weeks to receive your confirmation email once the quizzes are graded and results submitted to LA CES.

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The presenters are CSI faculty Fellows and student research assistants from the 2022 CSI teams. This webinar includes the three teams below presenting their health-focused projects. The remaining seven teams present in separate webinars on July 27 and August 3.

RMIT University Melbourne + Oculus
CSI Research Fellow: Bridget Keane, PhD
Student Research Assistant: Peter Grant
Project: Bendigo Hospital, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign + DTLS
CSI Research Fellow: Kelley Lemon, PLA, LEED AP, EDAC
Student Research Assistant: Chia-Ching Wu
Project: STLCC Forest Park Center for Nursing and Advanced Health Sciences, St. Louis, MO

University of Nebraska-Lincoln + SmithGroup
CSI Research Fellow: Salvador Lindquist, ASLA
Student Research Assistant: Kyle Riley
Project: Dequindre Cut Greenway, Detroit, MI

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.