Playfully activating underutilized urban spaces through community engagement and tactical seed distribution.
Metropoliz Future Forest
An ongoing experiment in “collaborative ecology”, exploring the use of weeds to transform a post-industrial site.
A conceptual and practical framework for embracing the creative, ecological, and social potential of spontaneous urban ecosystems from the bottom up.
Revealing alternative urban narratives through the ecology of scent.
Re-imagining the typical curb and gutter infrastructure as a site for micro-remediation of polluted storm water.
A conceptual framework for municipalities to strategically and incrementally transform tree-poor neighborhoods.
Redefining the role of design as a form of civic activism through volunteerism and community collaboration.
A methodology and program that empowers urban youth to channel their interests and enrich their community through design.
Know Your Palms
Encouraging Angelenos to take a closer look at their iconic flora.