Historically, urban vacancy has resulted from economic forces and racism. Today, climate pressures are ushering in new eras of urban vacancy. By examining projects that cross social and ecological contexts in Baltimore, Detroit, and Miami, this panel considers how inequities driving vacancy may begin to be addressed through design.
See successful examples of how to navigate complex regulatory environments and achieve urban design results in playful and unconventional ways.
Understand how urban projects can be enriched through organized community participation.
Understand how to apply 21st-century stormwater management and coastal resilience for urban landscapes.
Hear how landscape architecture practices can be enriched through community-based and pro-bono work.