Iconic landscapes defining our nation's identity can alter our lives in deeply profound ways. They can also be intimidating and leave out significant portions of our collective histories. Three federal landscape architects and a nonprofit leader discuss our changing federal realm where design and community engagement matters.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Consider what it means to care for and ensure our federal landscapes reflect the diversity of the American experience in all its complexity. 2. Examine how our public landscapes shape community identity, improve quality of life and influence civic infrastructure. 3. Explore the critical role federal landscape architects and local NGO partners play in stewarding public lands in times of environmental and social change, using tools of consensus-building, planning and design. 4. Learn about public practice careers that are shifting the dialogue on the role of landscape architecture in the federal realm.
Jennifer Daniels, ASLA; Mike Hill, ASLA; Chris Beagan, ASLA; Phyllis Boyd, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects