Design as activism is design as a vehicle for social change. This website presents the outcome of a 2019 Landscape Architecture Foundation Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership, titled Educating Design Activists in Landscape Architecture. Through a written framework and an online resource guide, this website serves as a reference for those interested in transforming landscape architecture education and practice to address the critical challenges of our time, including equity, justice, and resilience.

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"In what promises to be a powerful virtual event, the six 2019-2020 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership recipients will present their projects on design activism, resiliency planning near New ... (more)
"The past few weeks of American history have been devastating. We grieve with the nation and the black community. We grieve for the life of George Floyd but also for ... (more)
Held on June 16 and 18, a two-part virtual event showcased the work of the 2019-2020 LAF Fellows on design activism, heterogeneous futures, working landscapes, indigenous knowledge, resiliency, and landscape ... (more)
"On June 16 and 18, 2020, the 2019-2020 cohort from the year-long LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership presented their projects at our virtual symposium. This unique fellowship program provides ... (more)
"This year’s annual LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium showcased leading-edge thinking in landscape architecture to address a breadth of pressing issues. During this two-part virtual event, the six 2019-2020 LAF Fellowship ... (more)
"To address climate change, environmental degradation, and social inequalities, we need coordinated political action and systemic change on a global scale. With a mission to safeguard the health, safety, and ... (more)