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Reading List for Racial Justice in Landscape Architecture

Updated: Oct 25, 2021

"During this unforgettable year, a number of new books were published that renew our hope for racial justice, human and environmental health, and climate action. For those spending time at home over the holidays, now is a great time to explore bold new ideas through books. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or a meaningful read for yourself, explore THE DIRT’s best books of 2020."

  1. Black Landscapes Matter by Walter Hood and Grace Mitchell Tada

  2. The Art of Earth Architecture: Past, Present, and Future by Jean Dethier

  3. Impact: The Effect of Climate Change on Coastlines by Alex MacLean

  4. The Invention of Public Space: Designing for Inclusion in Lindsay's New York by Mariana Mogilevich

  5. Leadership for Sustainability: Strategies for Tackling Wicked Problems by R. Bruce Hull, David P. Robertson, and Michael Mortimer

  6. Lo-TEK: Design by Radical Indigenism by Julia Watson

  7. New Horizons: Eight Perspectives on Chinese Landscape Architecture Today by Jutta Kehrer

  8. Parks and Recreation System Planning: A New Approach for Creating Sustainable, Resilient Communities by David L. Barth

  9. Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves by Samuel Myers and Howard Frumkin

  10. Transforming Landscapes by Michel Desvigne Paysagiste

For more information on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the world of landscape architecture, click here.

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