In a country that is fractured spatially, politically, and economically, public space offers unique possibilities for experiments in reconciliation. We’ll explore opportunities for landscape to support social resilience in Seattle, Los Angeles, and the rural South, framed by lessons learned during 30 years of the West Philadelphia Landscape Project.
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Describe the ways in which social and cultural systems can work towards environmental injustice. 2. Illustrate the importance of landscape to social resilience. 3. Evaluate the role of the landscape architect in designing for environmental justice and reconciliation. 4. Identify new opportunities to generate social resilience through the design of public space.
Anne Whiston Spirn, FASLA; Harriett Jameson Brooks, ASLA; Claire Latané, ASLA, SITES AP; Brice Maryman, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects