After the August 2017 events in Charlottesville, the design of landscapes of memory have become part of the national dialogue. This session explores landscape architecture’s role in this discourse through the presentation of precedents and methodologies.
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn how designers and scholars outside of the landscape architecture are thinking about culture, space, and context. 2. Learn how outside perspectives on space and culture can apply to the field of landscape architecture 3. Become familiar with a set of selected precedent projects that claim spaces of black agency, success and power throughout the United States. 4. Explore current design methodologies that center cultural memory as a basis for design.
Sara Zewde, Assoc. ASLA; Alissa Ujie. Diamond, ASLA; Kofi Boone, ASLA; Bradley Cantrell, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects