Dr. Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning College Station, Texas
3.00 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, NY/HSW
This session presents ways landscape architects can utilize big data as a tool to cultivate solutions for equitable and inclusive outdoor environments. This session will demystify big data through sharing workflows of various projects and learning ways the synthesis and visualization of open source and privileged data benefit landscape architecture.
Understanding ways big data mined from social media can provide important
social clues about ways a place functions and is used with greater richness and
Understanding ways big data (proprietary, privileged and publicly available open source data) is utilized in data-informed planning and design processes including access and mobility, user preferences and community needs.
Learn ways technology and big data can be a significant post-occupancy tool for evaluating existing sites with the goal to cultivating equitable and socially just environments.
Learn ways big data can empower citizens as part of the community participation and engagement process in the making, remaking and the cultivating of equitable and inclusive outdoor environments.
Hands-on practice to learn ways to work with data mined from social media and other open source data publicly available on the internet.
Understand the big-picture shifts towards big data and technology from interviews with educators, researchers, practitioners, thought leaders, as well as from case study projects.