From Park Bench to Satellite: Designing from the Ground Up
Often the most exciting opportunities are ones that we make for ourselves. By engaging with the people and places around us, we can reimagine the possibilities for social interaction in the everyday. Surveying diverse models for making and remaking urban green spaces, this talk will present tactics for working with cities, neighborhoods and communities to inspire, inform and instruct the design process from the ground up. Along the way we will explore the unique challenges that designers encounter when addressing urban issues as well as groups of individuals.