Join speakers Diane Jones Allen and Austin Allen as they discuss their years of professional and academic practice. They will share their experiences pursuing environmental justice projects, ground up approaches to planning and design, intricately linking research and practice on all projects regardless of scale, and unique approaches to community outreach regarding critical social and infrastructure urbanism problems.
Explore innovative methods for melding comprehensive studio and independent research with strategies to produce effective design processes driven by creativity and sustainability.
Examine the African-American urban experience related to planning and design, and its impact upon landscape architecture and green infrastructure design decisions.
Learn new collaborative approaches to community outreach in contested urban spaces.
Discuss how landscape architects can shape and integrate environmental justice issues and projects into practice.