Program Manager for Research Landscape Architecture Foundation Washington, District of Columbia
In impactful practices, conducting research in landscape architecture is no longer optional. Academia, firms, and nonprofits are joining forces to address critical challenges. Panelists from each sector share their efforts—including internal initiatives and external ventures--that have broadened the scope, methods, and impact of practice-based design research.
Strategize connections and overlaps between academia, practice, and non-profits in conducting research and disseminating research findings.
Identify and group several current trends in landscape architecture research.
List examples of the types of research that can be conducted by practitioners in collaboration with academia and non-profits, as well as sources of support.
Understand the benefits and limitations of partnering with institutions of higher education in support of research initiatives.