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Saturday, June 9 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Resilience for All: Stories of Community-Driven Design

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Resilience planning and urban design strive to transform urban spaces in the name of social values like health and walkability. But in places with low socioeconomic status, structural racism and classism prevent many residents from exercising their right to the collective work of citymaking. Through case studies of four community‑driven design projects, each responding to serious urban stressors (e.g. climate change, gentrification, disinvestment), we will consider the role of tactile participatory design practices in vulnerable urban communities.

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Barbara Brown Wilson

Author | Professor, Resilience for All | University of Virginia
Barbara Brown Wilson’s research and teaching focus on the ethics, theory, and practice of sustainable community design and development, and on the history of urban social movements. Wilson's current research projects include understanding how grassroots community networks reframe... Read More →


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