Classes #18-#38 Notes

Classes #18-#38 Notes - Landscape Architecture final exam...

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Unformatted text preview: Landscape Architecture final exam March 9, 2005 Class #18 X “Smart Growth” Guest Speaker: Dana Brown • Principles of smart growth-Strength and direct development towards existing communities.-Foster distinctive attractive places with a strong sense of place-Encourage development that can evolve.-Variety of transportation and choice.-Create walkable neighborhoods-Preserve open spaces for families to enjoy • Baton Rouge must the principles of smart growth the fit the uniqueness of our city. • We can tell a lot about a dinosaur by its bones and we can tell character of a place by its bones as well. • Development was malls and no grid…but this is changing…change is expensive and difficult. • Many of our growth conflicts begin with roadways… And the belief that traffic problems can be solved by moving more cars. Widening roads can induce more demand of roads and cause more traffic. Meaning that we cannot widen our way out of traffic congestion, we just congest a bigger road. **Can’t SOLVE congestion problem, must MANAGE** • Managing the system-Move cars; more efficiency-Move people, not cars; transit, bike, pedestrian-Improve quality of travel-Move less people, fewer miles; land use, road network, telecommuting-Manage, not “solve”; change standards, lane limits. • Using the same amount of land to make it so one doesn’t travel on the artillery road to get next door. Must have connectivity in the back, off the artillery. • One way streets Capacity comparison-Number of lanes-Delay Out of Direction of Travel Less visibility to “eclipsed frontage” to retailer-reduce property value • Make roads serve other purposes than places for cars. Showcase the environment: (drainage into pathway) • Same # lanes, more capacity 4 2 2 2 6. 2 2 • Every city has: Downtown Downtown Edge Inner Ring Suburbs Greenfield Downtown Edge: remnant neighborhood, redevelopment opportunity, put buildings to the road- slow traffic down, “traffic calmer” • BUILDING FORWARD and not PARKING FORWARD 2º 31º (with abstract sign) 25-30 MPH 50-60 MPH **study the page on something neighbor on blackboard for the final… Landscape Architecture March 14, 2005 Class #19 Art Guest Speaker: Samuel Corso- LSU professor and professional artist • Does: drawing, painting, architectural glass, sculpture, mosaics, furniture design • KNOW THESE TERMS: Art Multimedia Series • Multimedia- meaning that one works with different mediums (paint, clay, stain glass, metal, wood, bronze, mosaics, etc.) • Landscapes- series called “Dreamworks”. Used oil pastels and painted with fingers; always a “push and pull of the media”. Surrealistic work: based on real stuff. All about the texture and the color....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course LA 1001 taught by Professor Conrad during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Classes #18-#38 Notes - Landscape Architecture final exam...

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