Ms. Ujijji Davis ASLA

Associate, SmithGroup

Ujijji Davis is a landscape architect who focuses on landscape and urban design, master planning and strategic implementation. Her background in urban planning is driven by authentic community engagement and research as foundational to equitable design. Her research topics include anti-displacement, vernacular landscapes, and the intersection of between culture and place in cities. In 2019, she won the ASLA Bradford Williams Medal for her research on the erasure on Black American urban landscapes and the responsibilities of landscape architecture for reconciliation through design. She is currently an Associate at SmithGroup in the Detroit Urban Design Studio. She’s originally from Brooklyn.