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Enhancing the Experiential Learning of Landscape Architecture Students through Community Engagement


Abstract

The project set up a series of case studies and community engagement activities that involved students in “real world” cultural, social and environmental issues surrounding the design and implementation of urban public infrastructure projects. Students integrated research, documentation and community consultation in order to plan, facilitate and draw conclusions from a series of workshops and surveys. They then conceived and executed a research, planning, design or intervention proposal which addressed the issues and concerns raised through the research and consultation process. The students’ research and final proposals were developed collaboratively with stakeholders and shared with the academic and local community through a variety of avenues including a project website, report, exhibition and final review, and community engagement activities.

Principal Investigator

Ms. M.A. Cate Christ, Division of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of ArchitectureContact

Project level

Programme-level project

Project Completion

October 2013

Deliverables

The website http://fac.arch.hku.hk/la/courses/ARCH2041-3029/ contains the collected work of each of the student community engagement projects, including photos from their activities and their final reports as well as images from the exhibition of the work, which ran from June to December 2013 in the DLA gallery, 6/F Knowles building.

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