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Olmsted Scholar: The Latest Architecture and News

What Urbanists Can Learn From Low-Income Neighborhoods

00:00 - 19 July, 2014
What Urbanists Can Learn From Low-Income Neighborhoods, Courtesy of Metropolis Magazine
Courtesy of Metropolis Magazine

"For the most part, the way urbanists view black neighborhoods (and other low-income neighborhoods and communities of color) are as problems that need to be fixed. At the heart of what I want to say is what can we as urbanists learn from these neighborhoods?" So asks Sara Zewde, a landscape architecture student at Harvard's Graduate School of Design and this year's Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Olmsted Scholar, in a fascinating profile on Metropolis Magazine. Read more about Zewde and her work here.