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2 Formal CPD Points
Available on demand
Social Sustainability is about ensuring the sustenance of the diverse social relations that exist in healthy communities. Creating the physical, cultural and social places that support wellbeing and a sense of community involves a process of engagement with the people who inhabit and frequent those places. This presentation will discuss the growing public policy emphasis on wellbeing and performance of public spaces, how we can respond, what this means for innovation in design practice, who is involved in delivering Social Sustainability, why it is important, and what happens if we do not.
This presentation is equivalent to 2 hours/points of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:
Design: Conceptual Design
3.3 Design response incorporates assessment of the physical location and relevant wider regional, contextual and environmental issues.
Design: Schematic Design
4.2 Evaluation of design options against values of physical, environmental and cultural contexts.
4.3 Application of creative imagination aesthetic judgement to produce coherent design
9.1 Knowledge and implementation of appropriate practice model to ensure efficient, effective and ethical professional service.
9.6 Knowledge and application of professional ethics and ethical practices in respect to practice management and provision of professional service.
At the end of this session participants should be able to: