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Turning Red Fields to Green Fields
March 15th, 2012 by Sanjay Gangal
Article source: ArcWatch
Abby Jones of Anthro/Ecological Design Collective shares how she uses geodesign to convert distressed properties into green space in Los Angeles. She is a recent graduate of the Master of Landscape Architecture program at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
She presented her student team’s project outlining a case study on how to revitalize the economy of Los Angeles by converting vacant, foreclosed, or underutilized urban properties (red fields) to any green space that benefits the community (green fields). Her presentation covered regional, neighborhood, and site-level design and its cumulative impact using GIS.