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Where Least Matters Most

Traction believes landscape architecture is for the people, not just the elite.

By Katarina Katsma, ASLA

Community members use skills they learned in workshops to build a productive infiltration garden for food security and water filtration. Image courtesy Traction team members.

In 2016, as a student at the University of Washington, Coco Alarcón won the ASLA Student Residential Design Award of Excellence for his project to improve public health by creating food gardens in a soggy, stressed neighborhood in Iquitos, Peru. Continue reading Where Least Matters Most