Monday, NOV 16 | 4:00 pm

Field Day – Introducing Children to the Profession During a Global Existential Crisis and Living to Tell About It.

Jonathon GeelsPLA, ASLA, is principal landscape architect at Troyer Group in South Bend, Indiana.

Geels will be discussing emerging methods to promote career discovery for children, obstacles that under-represented groups face in design professions, and hybrid practice models that emphasize advocacy, activism, and awareness in the profession.

As a landscape architect, Geels focuses on public sites with an emphasis on health, history, environmental and social justice, as well as quantitative performance metrics. His diverse project work includes large sites for healthcare and higher education campuses, district land use and transportation planning, as well as smaller public spaces, streetscapes, plazas, and park systems. Additionally, Jonathon is passionate about urban sociology applications in public landscapes, seeing it as integral to environmental and infrastructure management as well as economic development.


MEETING ID: 958 2401 9171
Passcode: CAP2020

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