In five U.S. cities, landscape architects are collaborating with civic leaders and local communities to create places that encourage shared experience among people of all backgrounds. Learn about strategies for designing public places that promote unity and diversity from practitioners working on the ground in Akron, Detroit, Memphis, and Philadelphia.
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Find out how practitioners in cities across the United States are designing public places to promote diversity and bridge socioeconomic divides. 2. Discover how designing for diversity is changing perceptions of and expectations for public assets in Akron, Detroit, Memphis, and Philadelphia. 3. Learn about design techniques and planning strategies being employed to attract a diverse mix of people to public places and generate diverse constituencies for public assets. 4. Consider how this ambition may be relevant to projects and initiatives in other cities.
Alexa Bush, ASLA; David Fierabend, ASLA; Shawn McCaney, ASLA; Carol Coletta;
American Society of Landscape Architects