Landscape architects play an important role in addressing environmental justice and implementing resilient landscape design in coping with climate change while serving socially vulnerable communities. This session examines recent research and practice applied to community design for addressing environmental justice and an emerging issue of climate justice.
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn methods and tools to assess impacts of climate change and environmental justice in communities.
2. Learn methods and tools for conducting community design to address environmental justice issues.
3. Understand the challenges and successes of working with environmental justice communities.
4. Examine strategies for integrating environmental justice in landscape planning and design.
Chingwen Cheng, PhD, ASLA, PLA, LEED AP, Arizona State University; Erin McDonald, Landscape Designer, Design Workshop; Kari Spiegelhalter, Master of Landscape Architecture Student, Cornell University
American Society of Landscape Architects