Research shows that visitors' cultural and economic background impact how they experience landscapes. Yet, most landscape architects in America design for a single 'universal' experience that reflects white middle class culture. What would change if paths, picnic tables, lawns and groves were designed from a diversity of cultural and class perspectives. Could we create parks as diverse and rich as America itself?
Learn to recognize the cultural, class and gender basis and bias of landscape designs and elements.
Learn a range of approaches for designing inclusive landscapes that serve and welcome all visitors and users equally.