Knot landscape architects focus on pro bono projects with lasting local impacts
SEAS Master of Landscape Architecture alumni Marilee Hanks (BS ’97, MLA ’99) and Michael Yun (BS ’97, MLA ’08) are the founders of Knot, a firm in Portland, Oregon. To sustain their team during COVID-19, they used their pandemic relief funding to focus on agile pro bono projects with lasting local impacts. Master of Landscape Architecture students from Professor Joan Nassauer's lab contributed to the project. "This marrying of analytical capabilities to a highly creative and challenging conception of innovation is something I was delighted to have my lab participate in," said Nassauer.
Read about their work in the November 2020 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.
Knot also completed a new case study on one project featured in the article. Check out the park access tool they built here: parkpulse.io.