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Designing Resilient Post-Secondary Campuses: DIALOG’s Khatereh Baharikhoob Presents at OALA’s Sudden Change Conference

August 3, 2023

Join DIALOG’s Khatereh Baharikhoob, Associate, senior urban designer, and landscape architect intern, in a session “Planning a Resilient Post-Secondary Campus: Incorporating Lessons from the Pandemic” on Friday, September 29, 2023, at the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) Sudden Change: Transformative Solutions conference in Toronto.

Event Details

Date:                                 Friday, September 29, 2023
Time:                                12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
Location:                         DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown, 108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3

Click HERE to register for the event.

Planning a Resilient Post- Secondary Campus: Incorporating Lessons from the Pandemic

The insightful presentation explores the profound implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus design. With a specific focus on landscape architecture, the session examines how the pandemic reshaped our engagement with post-secondary campus landscapes, both urban and open spaces.

Discover the critical role landscape architects play in designing resilient and adaptable environments for students, faculty, and staff in the post-pandemic era. Through showcased projects at DIALOG, Khatereh delves into key considerations, including increased use of outdoor spaces, spatial flexibility, equitable landscapes, technology integration, and financial considerations.

Join Khatereh Baharikhoob to envision inclusive and future-ready campus environments that cater to evolving needs within the post-pandemic landscape.

About OALA’s Sudden Change: Transformative Solutions

Sudden Change: Transformative Solutions, hosted by the OALA is a two-day conference taking place from September 28-29, 2023, exploring the integral role landscape architects play in creating innovative and adaptive solutions for the wellbeing of our communities.