Advocacy by Design
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Genevieve’s design practice is founded in social activism and community inclusive consensus building. She has assisted a variety of social missions such as income inequality, climate change, and urban revitalization, to connect to the built environment through research-based placemaking.
If you are an organization taking on a topic that is manifested in the built environment, having an urban planner on call is an excellent way to grow your work into a more concrete and constructive space. Utilize design to transition from documenting the problem to testing solutions.
Genevieve’s advocacy design work has been utilized to increase outreach effectiveness, create collaboration between adversarial stake holder groups, win bigger grants, and submitted as expert testimony for CEQA cases.
Whether you’re looking for a mobile touch point or an environmental alternative for a development plan, reach out to Genevieve. She would love to hear about your work.
For Climate Museum Launch Project Canal St. & Broadway, NYC The Climate Museum sought to expansively reconsider designs for their first location and align museum functions with a climate change concept. Through our discussions, we identified the core need to empower visitors to realize their social power and enable them to take Climate Action. To enable this transformation in
Smart Growth in Placer County
Genevieve is an active advocate for Smart Growth in her home region. These two reports are part of a collaboration with the Alliance for Environmental Leadership to shift the tide from suburban sprawl to equitable, environmental land planning.
Previous Next Citizen Initiated Smart Growth Plan, Phase 2 The second in a series of reports establishing a a new vision for South Placer County, Phase 2 focuses on the feasibility, and necessity, of multifamily dwellings and mixed use buildings as specified in Phase 1. This report takes a systematic look at the demographics of
Previous Next Citizen-Initiated Smarth Growth Plan A Smart Growth Plan for South Placer County to develop an industrial area into a town with a flourishing innovation ecosystem, supporting education and entrepreneurship. Commissioned as a community initiative by the Alliance for Environmental Leadership, the plan embodies the values of environmental and social stewardship- working with natural