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WHAT WE DO
We examine opportunities for design to enhance the social and ecological performance of conventional working landscapes.
In both graduate and undergraduate coursework, we emphasize a synthetic, multi-scale approach to the design and representation of landscape systems.
Design is fundamentally about people. Whether through public installations or participatory workshops, our work explores ways for design to help communities better understand and engage with agricultural landscapes.
Forbes Lipschitz selected as Urban Design Research Fellow
The University Design Research Fellows (UDRF) were selected through a national, open call competition for full-time university professors whose work is deeply rooted in design research. Professors were asked to respond to recommendations from the 2021 downtown activation study developed by James Lima Planning and Development (JLP+D) that looked at ways to activate the historic […]
Taking Back the Table
Zach Mortice writes about Forbes Lipschitz’ Joy of Decommodification: A Cartographic Cookbook in the July issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.
Sustainable secret to knee-high corn and gardens galore: human waste-based compost
“Privy 2: Biosolids and You” considers history of human waste as an agricultural resource article by Dana HilfingerOhio State News firstname.lastname@example.org Read full article here
Ohio State Launches $2 Million Food System Project
Forbes Lipschitz is on a the research team for a sustainable food system project funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Expanding the Field: Virtual Fencing as Responsive Landscape Technology
Research on the design potential of virtual cattle fencing has been published in Volume 4 Issue 1 of the PLAN Journal.
Rural Transformations Co-Op
Forbes Lipschitz was recently awarded a Linkage and Leverage Grant from The Ohio State University for her proposal “Rural Transformations Co-Op: Identifying Strategies for Landscape Architectural Engagement with Climate Smart Agriculture.”