Assistant Professor. Master in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism IIT. College of Architecture
In this session, designers with Dark Matter University will share their experiences and efforts to explore ideas and actions for how design and landscape architecture institutions and practices can better acknowledge and address racism in the profession, education, and practice.
Learn how racism and whiteness in the built environment fields impact communities of color and practitioners in the field.
Learn the concepts of design justice as they connect social justice to design and built environment practices beyond only diversity and inclusion or community engagement practices.
Learn how to contribute to future dialogues around anti-racism/anti-Black racism education in the profession.
Learn how to engage and support new efforts catalyzed by the 2020 pandemic and protests such as Dark Matter University and Design as Protest to address racism in landscape architecture education and practice.