ASLA Award Winner: Underpass Park

2020 | taught by Ms. Moore
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Ms. Moore
Ms. Moore

About the instructor

Carrie Moore, R.L.A. has over 20 years as a practicing Registered Landscape Architect. She has lived and designed all over the world from New Zealand, Austria, Brazil to Qatar. Her additional degrees in Natural Resource Management and Ecological Engineering have provided a solid basis for ecological design practices. Carrie has designed all ranges of projects including urban, parks, community and park design, to infrastructure. Due to the international nature of the work, her designs have crossed a large variety of ecosystems, cultures, and design circumstances, and design budgets. Carrie was the principal of a landscape architecture firm for over 10 years before turning her attention to educating future landscape architects as a professor. Carrie Moore is CLARB-certified, LEED AP, and licensed in four states.

This webinar present and discusses design elements, technical aspects, and design analysis of the ASLA Honor award winning design Underpass Park located in Toronto, Canada.  The Underpass Park site is presented in the greater context of the urban area and highlights how neglected forgotten areas can be designed into great spaces. A presentation of the design, discussion of some of the technical and design choices help to illustrate some design elements such as the urban disconnect that these areas present for cities, safety considerations, programmatic potential, and real-world implementation.  This site excels in becoming a destination for all citizens of the city and highlights what can be accomplished when thoughtful design is implemented. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the site within the context of the adjacent sites and the disconnect highways provide within a city

2. Gain knowledge on the various safety elements implemented in the design

3. Grasp a better understanding on the programmatic and design decisions made which are appropriate within the context of an Underpass

4. Learn environmental psychology design elements that help to make this space a destination

US State Approvals

LA CES Approved
States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WYYes
North CarolinaNo
New JerseyNo
New York
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements
GA, MN, and SD 
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
**See explanation

Canada Provinces and Territories

British ColumbiaYes, per reciprocity with LA CES
OntarioYes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course Contents

1 Video
1 Quiz
1 Survey
1.0 hr

Course Curriculum