Kofi Boone, ASLA (BS’ 92, MLA ’95) was named President of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Board of Directors, following two years of service as Vice President of Education.
Boone is a University Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University in the College of Design. His work is in landscape architecture and environmental justice with a focus on democratic design and cultural landscapes. Boone has worked professionally and academically for over 20 years. Boone is on the LAF board because he wants to play an active role in implementing The New Landscape Declaration with an emphasis on advancing social equity through landscape architecture.
Boone is engaged in many multidisciplinary efforts including Homeplace: Conversation Guides for Six Communities Rebuilding from Hurricane Matthew, a 2018 ASLA Professional Honor Award Winner in Communications.
Read more on the LAF site.
In August of this year, the NC State College of Design named Boone the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor.
Read more on the NC State College of Design site.