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Dismantling the Design Syllabus

Faculty at landscape architecture programs are asking what an anti-racist landscape architecture pedagogy looks like.

By Zach Mortice

A presentation to the elders of the Red Water Pond Road Community, part of the University of New Mexico Indigenous Design and Planning program. Photo by Catherine Page Harris.

Newly appointed this summer, Sara Zewde is the first tenure-tracked Black woman landscape architecture professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and one of only 19 Black landscape architecture professors at accredited programs in the United States. And now that her first semester teaching at her alma mater is under way, she’s witnessing a few more firsts. Continue reading Dismantling the Design Syllabus