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OLIN Labs Year of the Green New Deal

LAF’s Superstudio Spotlight webinar series showcases the projects and approaches of designers who participated in the Green New Deal Superstudio, a national initiative to translate the goals of decarbonization, justice, and jobs into design and planning projects for their respective regions. The Superstudio ran from August 2020 through June 2021 and attracted the participation of more than 180 studio courses from over 90 universities as well as hundreds of practitioners and industry partners across the design disciplines.

Recording from live webinar on 8/9/21

Superstudio Spotlight: OLIN Labs Year of the Green New Deal

Philadelphia-based landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm, OLIN responded to the Green New Deal Superstudio open call with a multi-pronged effort that included four practice-based design studios and making 2021 the Year of the Green New Deal at OLIN Labs, the firm's research and knowledge-sharing arm.

The studios focused on diverse topics such as expanding landscape architecture’s toolkit for good job creation and large scale land management strategies, infrastructure, and social justice for fence-line communities impacted by fossil fuel production. Most of these initiatives have been tied to current projects, clients, and communities and offer real potential for concrete, sustained action.

In this webinar, hear from the OLIN Superstudio leaders about their work and how it will continue through longer-term research and advocacy initiatives.



Richard Roark, Partner - Overview of OLIN Labs Year of the Green New Deal

Jessica Henson, Partner - Land Management @ Scale

Michael Miller, Associate - Post-Refinery Futures

Eve Yi Ding, Landscape Architect - 11th Street Bridge Park: Community, Health and Equity


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