Linear Study December 10, 2020

Albuquerque’s network of irrigation channels, or acequias, is perhaps the city’s greatest hidden treasure. The acequia system not only irrigates family farms and nurtures rural lifestyles, but its waters also create an extensive public park, complete with walking paths along the length and width of the valley. Integrating the acequia network into the citywide open-space environment would connect the acequia paths with the open spaces of Rio Grande State Park, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, West Mesa, and Sandia…

Seeds of Change December 10, 2020

Seeds of Change is a fun and interactive way for employees to participate in the beautification of the Sandia National Laboratory’s New Mexico campus by throwing “seed pops,” palm-sized balls of clay, soil, and wildflower seeds into the drainage bioswales. This activity encourages employees to take healthy and productive breaks otside, promotes site beautification, and provides forage for pollinators. Bioswales are part of the SNL green infrastructure/low impact development that allows stormwater to slow down and infiltrate into the ground….

ARCHIVED December 10, 2020

Archived works include collaborative design projects with Curators Without Borders (CWB) and concept study for Landscape Architecture Studio at the University of New Mexico, School of Architecture + Planning. Design tends to be a collaborative and communicative endeavor where knowledge systems from many sources converge to draw lines of invisible causality toward the benefit of living systems. Landscape Architecture addresses the need to resituate humanity within ecology and living systems within an ethic of respect and responsibility. Well-being and sustainability…

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