Starr Whitehouse wishes health and safety to all our neighbors in New York City, Atlanta, and the world. Our staff is working remotely in accordance with CDC guidelines to provide uninterrupted service to our clients and continue crafting open spaces that offer social connectedness, physical health, and mental well-being to our urban communities.
How can we combine physical and social infrastructure to make not only resilient spaces, but also resilient communities? And how can planners and designers engage residents as equal partners in the design process? This video presents two case studies from projects in East Harlem and West Atlanta—highlights from a panel discussion at Park Pride's 2020 Parks & Greenspace Conference.
Landscape Architecture students at the University of Kentucky stop by Starr Whitehouse's Atlanta office to hear Principal Jacob Lange speak on the creative process, one of several stops on their 2020 Creative Study Tour.
In an article for Urban Omnibus, Michael Haggerty and DREAM Charter School’s Emily Parkey describe the development of the Climate Resilience Leadership Lab, and how it is enlisting neighborhood youth in helping lead the “intergenerational proposition” of resiliency. Developed as part of Starr Whitehouse’s A Vision for a Resilient East Harlem and now in its second year, the Lab provides a replicable model for resilience education, producing a full-semester curriculum and emergency preparedness guide grounded in the conditions and assets of East Harlem.