Synopsis: Frederick Steiner draws on five decades as a “reflective practitioner” to illustrate how large-scale planning requires setting goals, determining suitabilities, designing options, selecting courses for moving forward, taking actions, and adjusting to changes.
Start Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:30 PM
End Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:00 PM
Location: Institute For Food Nutrition & Health Ifnh
Address: 61 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 101
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Frederick Steiner, Dean and Paley Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Sponsor: Department of Landscape Architecture
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
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Contact Phone: (848) 932-9311
Additional Information: Based on his experience developing plans for the City of Austin and the University of Texas campus, and establishing the SITES rating system for the sustainability of landscapes, he offers guiding principles for planners at any stage of their career.
Frederick Steiner is Dean and Paley Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and co-director of the Ian L. McHarg Center. He served for 15 years as Dean of the Schoolof Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin, having taught at Arizona State University, Washington State University, the University of Colorado at Denver, and Tsinghua University. Dean Steiner was a Fulbright-Hays scholar at Wageningen University and a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. A fellow of both the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, he has written, edited, or co-edited 18 books, including Making Plans: How to Engage with Landscape, Design, and the Urban Environment (UT Press, 2018). Dean Steiner earned a Master of Community Planning and a B.S. in Design from the University of Cincinnati, and his Ph.D. and M.A. in city and regional planning and a Master of Regional Planning from PennDesign.