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The Green New Deal Superstudio:
An Open Call

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) in association with the McHarg Center, the Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) invites you to participate in a national conversation and advance design thinking on the intersection of equity, environment, and economy through the development of projects for a Green New Deal.

Now more than ever, we must use our unique training as designers to confront the pressing challenges of climate change and justice. The Green New Deal Superstudio is an opportunity to explore these principles from a designer’s perspective and support this opportunity for change.

Our goal is to facilitate a meaningful design response to the climate crisis, discuss what the Green New Deal could look like on the ground in regions throughout the United States, and develop a pipeline of concepts that could be ready for further development, funding, and implementation in the future.

Design studios in all academic programs are invited to undertake this project in the 2020-2021 academic year. Recent graduates and professionals in landscape architecture and related fields are also encouraged to participate by forming teams or collaborating with universities.

This is not a competition! However, a selection of submitted work will be showcased in a range of media and presented and discussed during the next LAF Summit to be held in September 2021.

Additional information, submission guidelines, and registration instructions will be available in July.

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.

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