Urban Livability

Sustainable Cities and Communities by Design

On-Demand

April 2020

1 HSW CE Credit, AIA # DAS356-20 - 1 HSW LU, IDCEC # 111097 - 1 HSW CEU

About this webinar

As a key player in the design of the built environment, you - and other design professionals - are in a position to positively impact the communities in which we live, work and play by being an instrument for change. As more people than ever before live in cities, their livability is put to the test. Your design decisions and the building practices you espouse weigh on an increasing number of city dwellers. Find out what you can do to positively affect the quality and sustainability of city life by designing for livability.

The content of this course has not been approved by the United Nations and does not reflect the views of the United Nations or its officials or Member States.

Hosted by Lisa Waxman

Lisa K. Waxman, Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Interior Architecture & Design at Florida State University. A LEED AP with a specialty in Interior Design and Construction (ID+C), Lisa developed the sustainability curriculum for the interiors program at FSU.  She serves on the board of directors for the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), the interior design accrediting body for colleges and universities.  Her service to the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) includes many roles, including the 2011-2012 president. She was awarded the 2019 Arnold Friedmann Educator of Distinction by IDEC for her contributions to the profession.

Upon completion, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the major demographic shifts impacting life in cities.
  • Summarize health and wellbeing concerns that are arising as more and more people live in cities.
  • Explain the factors related to the built environment that impact livability in cities.
  • Outline responsible design and building practices that will positively affect the sustainability of city life.

Entire 2022 series

$345 Single payment
12 HSW CE credits

Single session

$45 Single payment
1 HSW CE credit

Entire 2022 series

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12 HSW CE credits

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