Laura J. Lawson


General Information


Occupation: Assistant Professor, Landscape Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1966

Resident City: Urbana-Champaign

Resident State/Province: Illinois

Resident Country: United States

Sources: http://www.landarch.uiuc.edu/people/faculty/lawson/index.aspx


Specialties


Subject: Landscape, Community Gardening

Description: Her research and teaching has focused on community activism in open space planning and design.


Subject: Community Design and Environmental Justice


Jobs


Employer: University of Illinois

Title: Assistant professor, Landscape Architecture

City: Urbana-Champaign

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 2002

Notes: Design, social/cultural issues in design, and community planning/design


Employer: Louisiana State University, Landscape Architecture

Title: Assistant Professor

City: Baton Rouge

State: Louisiana

Country: United States

Start Date: August 01, 2000

End Date: January 01, 2002


Collaborators


Country: United States


Apprenticeships


No apprenticeships on record


Awards


Name: University of Illinois Fine and Applied Arts Creative Research grant

Date Received: January 01, 2007


Name: University of Illinois Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society Faculty Fellowship

Date Received: January 01, 2006


Name: Landscape Arcchitecture Foundation Land and Community Design Case Study Grant

Date Received: January 01, 2005


Name: American Institute of Architects Education Honor Award

Date Received: January 01, 2004


Name: Dumbarton Oaks Junior Fellowship

Date Received: January 01, 1998


Name: National Endowment for the Arts Individual Grant

Date Received: January 01, 1994


Exhibitions


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Notable Projects


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Education


Institution: University of California, Berkeley

Department: Environmental Planning, Landscape Architecture

Degree: Ph.D

End Date: January 01, 2000


Institution: University of California, Berkeley

Department: Landscape Architecture

Degree: MLA

End Date: January 01, 1992


Institution: University of California, Santa Crus

Department: Environmental Studies

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

End Date: January 01, 1988


Licensing



Professional Affiliations


Organization: East St. Louis Action Research Project (ESLARP)

Role: Executive Committee Member


Publications By


Title: City Bountiful: A Hisotry of Urban Garden Programs in America, 1890s to Present

Publication: book

Publisher: University of California Press

City: Berkeley

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2005


Title: Urban Community Gardens: Greening the City and Growing communities in Seattle

Co-author: Jeff Hou and Julie M. Johnson

Publication: book

Publisher: University of Washington Press

City: Seattle

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2008


Title: People in a Landscape

Co-author: Garrett Eckbo, Chip sulllivan, and Walter Hood

Publisher: Prentice hall

City: Saddle River

State: New Jersey

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 1998


Title: City bountiful : a century of community gardening in America

Page: 363

Publisher: University of California Press

City: Berkeley

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2005


Title: Linking Youth Training and Employment with Community Building

Co-author: Edited by Randolph T. Hester and Corrina Kweskin

Page: 80-91

Publisher: Ridge Time Press

City: Mendocino

State: California

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 1999

Notes: Chapter in Book


Title: Urban Gardens Past and Present: Community Development Model or Minefield?

Co-author: Edited by Tamesuke Nagahashi, Sanae Sugita, Naoki Kimura

Publication: Democratic Design in the Pacific Rim 1999

Publisher: Tadasu Shobo

Country: Japan

Date Published: January 01, 1999


Title: The South Central Farm: The Dilemma of Practicing the Public.

Publication: Cultural Geography

Volume: 14

Issue: 4

Page: 611-616

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 2007


Title: Parks as Mirrors of Community: Design Discourse and Community Hope for Parks in East St. Louis

Publication: Landscape Journal

Volume: 26

Issue: 1

Page: 116-133

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 2007


Title: The Evolution of Planning in East St. Louis

Co-author: Edwards, Mary

Publication: Journal of Planning History

Volume: 4

Issue: 4

Page: 356-382

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 2005


Title: Dialogue through Design: The East St. Louis Neighborhood Design Workshop and South End Neighborhood Plan

Publication: Landscape Journal

Volume: 24

Issue: 2

Page: 157-171

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 2005


Title: The Planner in the Garden: A Historical View of the Relationship of Planning to Community Garden Programs

Publication: Journal of Planning History

Volume: 3

Issue: 2

Page: 151-176

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 2004


Title: Putting Teens at the Center: Maximizing Public Utility of Urban Open Space through Youth Involvement in Planning and Employment

Co-author: Marcia McNally

Publication: Children's Environment

Volume: 12

Issue: 2

Page: 209-221

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 1995


Title: A Garden Grows a Community

Publication: Places

Volume: 9

Issue: 3

Page: 47

Country: United Kingdom

Date Published: January 01, 1994


Publications About


Country: United States