Robert ShakespeareSenior Director, Landscape Architecture
In addition to providing opportunities for physical activity, open spaces located in communities provide economic benefits to residents, municipal governments and private real estate developers. This session will discuss the importance of open space and the design strategies and solutions that should be considered.
- Gain an understanding of how open public spaces can serve as an anchor for revitalizing neighbourhoods and increase the value of residential property
- Learn how a well-planned green space in a community can increase sustainability and benefit the environment
- Discover design and shading strategies that should be considered when planning open spaces in Middle Eastern communities