Over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. How can we harness ecology to address injustice and climate change, while ensuring prosperity in our communities?
In Episode 1 of this three-part series, Senior Landscape Ecological Planner/Designer, Jennifer Dowdell, ASLA, and senior Landscape Architect and Urban Planner, Aiman Duckworth, introduce an iterative urban planning approach grounded in socio-ecological principles.
In Episodes 2 and 3, Jennifer and Aiman will delve into the details of the process, from engagement and analysis to the development of a planning framework that provides foundations for resilience, conservation, economic and community revitalization, and environmental justice.
Further ReadingBiohabitats receives ASLA’s highest honor
Meet Water Resources Engineer Emily Beacham
Meet Landscape Designer Emma Podietz
Get to Know Ecologist Caroline Hildebrand
Get to know Water Resources Engineer Nate Wadley
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