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Shannon Mikus commented on Debra Guenther's blog post 'No Higher Stakes'
"I encourage all designers who interface with governments, from neighborhoods to state and national, to introduce their partners to this idea.  Officials will always seek to optimize a project's or policy's affectivity, and using the…"
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No Higher Stakes

Landscape architects are skilled facilitators, listeners and translators of diverse information into meaningful action. Are we good at adaptation? The dynamic conditions that we preach about in nature also apply to our social world. Certainly, dynamic conditions revealed themselves last week with our national election. Can we adapt to the information that’s been revealed? We are proud stewards of land and communities,…See More
Nov 18, 2016
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No Higher Stakes

Landscape architects are skilled facilitators, listeners and translators of diverse information into meaningful action. Are we good at adaptation? The dynamic conditions that we preach about in nature also apply to our social world. Certainly, dynamic conditions revealed themselves last week with our national election. Can we adapt to the information that’s been revealed? We are proud stewards of land and communities,…See More
Nov 18, 2016

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Deb Guenther is a principal and landscape architect at Mithun – an multi-disciplinary urban design firm with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. Her work seeks to link the functions of nature with inspiring urban environments. Projects span urban redevelopment, public realm, and green infrastructure system design – including the redevelopment of the City of Austin’s Wastewater Treatment Plant as part of a new civic street along Second; the Center City Open Space Plan in Seattle; and the Early Learning Village in New Orleans’ City Park for the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Deb is nationally recognized for her work in sustainable landscape architecture. She is a fellow of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council and represents the American Society of Landscape Architects on the Sustainable Sites Initiative product development committee. She was a contributor to the “HOK Guidebook to Sustainable Design”, the writing of the Living Building challenge and the book, “Integrated Design - Mithun”. Her leadership on projects has resulted in two ASLA national honor awards. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
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No Higher Stakes

Landscape architects are skilled facilitators, listeners and translators of diverse information into meaningful action. Are we good at adaptation? The dynamic conditions that we preach about in nature also apply to our social world. Certainly, dynamic conditions revealed themselves last week with our national election. Can we adapt to the information that’s been revealed? We are proud stewards of land and…

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