Planning team partners will reflect on their work with San Diego’s Balboa Park Cultural District to create a more distinctive and inclusive experience through the development of an equity-centered vision. Learn how this strategy reflected the rich and diverse culture of this trinational region.
Learn about the multifaceted and nuanced roles that public space and public infrastructure play in driving equitable and inclusive places.
Understand the significance of storytelling and history to create a sense of welcome and belonging in the Cultural District.
Learn about the planning team’s community research approach and process to center the experience and perspectives of historically excluded San Diego and trinational communities.
Explore the role of the designer as translator of community insights to spatially physical, and programmatically respond to the experiences and perceptions of different regional communities.