Principal, Denver Office Director Sasaki Denver, Colorado
From sound installations to mineral explorations to the reuse of concrete runways, landscape has the power to unearth unique stories of place. This session explores the ways in which a hyperlocal lens towards storytelling and materials can inform climate action and social justice.
Understand how hyperlocalism relates to a history of critical regionalism.
Understand how a hyperlocal approach to design and material use is a form of climate action.
Examine how culture defines a place and its hyperlocality, and how hyperlocalism can be a form of social justice.
Explore how landscape architects can prioritize the reuse of materials on site, from ecological restoration to retaining walls.