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June APA/ASLA Networking Breakfast

June 7, 2017 @ 7:15 am – 8:30 am
Valley Metro Office
101 N 1st Ave #1300
Phoenix, AZ 85003

It’s hard to believe that we have reached the one year mark in our monthly networking events. We appreciate all of you that take time out of your busy schedules to support our common mission to a create sustainable and forward thinking approach to our urban core by connecting urban planning and landscape architecture visions. Please mark your calendars for the first Wednesday of EVERY month to join us for relevant topics the opportunity to network with our colleagues.

Our June 7th meeting embodies our goal to public space that provides a community place balanced with social needs. Please join us at Valley Metro’s office beginning at 7:15 AM to hear a presentation on Camelbackyard project.

A blighted neighborhood in Phoenix, is transforming into a community food hub, complete with a vegetable garden tended by refugee families. Working with the humanitarian organization International Rescue Committee, ASU student teams from the School of Sustainability, Fulton School of Engineering, and Herberger Design School used creative approaches to solicit community feedback and create sustainable design concepts for their project. Jessica Otten, Assistant Director of Development for ASU’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability will present how this site, through careful and intensive design, becomes a place for the refugee community to call home and feel integrated into the neighborhood.

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