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Since its inception in 1997, Floor Associates’ work has sought to integrate a contemporary design approach with the timeless beauty and ecology of the desert Southwest. Through case study examples of their work, this wife and husband team will discuss the firm’s highly collaborative, interdisciplinary design approach to urban, healing, learning and playing environments and how they continue to refine their new, yet authentic, “Desert School” design vernacular.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Understand how landscape architects play a strong role in positioning a project within the community creating the "third place”.
Examine how landscapes can inform and transform visitor perspectives through demonstration and interpretation.
Understand how collaboration within an interdisciplinary team that combined with community input leads to projects that exceed social and economic goals.
Understand key design strategies for successful design within an arid environment.
Kristina Floor, FASLA, Floor Associates; Christopher Brown, FASLA, Floor Associates; Ashley Brenden, Floor Associates
American Society of Landscape Architects