Mon, 11/18: 3:30 PM
- 5:00 PM
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
PDH Credits: 1.5
The State Department EPIC program for design excellence creates a new public realm overseas, reflecting America's optimism and openness. Case studies will demonstrate new design techniques, respect for the public overseas, and readily applicable design strategies that integrate function, aesthetics, security, and sustainable ecosystem design.
1) Learn how the U.S. Department of State is using new standards of design excellence as a component of diplomacy.
2) Learn how the EPIC system can be used to design the public realm in diverse cultural, physical, and ecological environments.
3) Learn specific design strategies for diplomatic facilities that landscape architects can apply to other projects.
4) Learn about case studies focusing on the new U.S. Embassy in London.