March 02, 2017 | Louisville, Ky. | Events
Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Landscape Architect Louis Johnson, PLA, ASLA, will speak at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Kentucky chapter’s annual meeting on March 4 at the Muhammad Ali Museum in Louisville. Johnson will present a series of unique case-studies from Louisville and Lexington, highlighting best practices for reinventing overlooked spaces. Co-presenters include Kris Nonn, AIA, Director of Design and Construction at the North Limestone Community Development Corporation in Lexington and Joshua Watkins, Real Estate Coordinator at Louisville’s Vacant and Public Property Administration.
Details of the presentation are as follows:
Designing The Spaces In Between
Saturday, March 4
10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. EST
Designing the Spaces In Between focuses on elegant solutions found in often-forgotten spaces. Through case studies from Louisville and Lexington, the presentation will feature a series of unique projects highlighting design processes, unique funding and the public-private partnerships it took to reinvent spaces that have been overlooked for decades.
Presentation attendees will learn practical ways to find opportunities in overlooked spaces, get partners to the table, create context sensitive design processes and form a plan of action.
Featured projects from Louisville include GS&P-designed Rsquared 40212/Produce Park
, the GS&P-designed Urban Bike Network
, the Louisville Prototype Parklet and City Collaborative’s ReSurfaced program. Case studies from Lexington include WaterWorks Park and the Bryan Avenue Night Market.