Featured Diverse Educators


 Kofi Boone 
 Kofi Boone, ASLA / Leslie Bartlebaugh

Kofi Boone, ASLA, is Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University in the College of Design. Kofi is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSNR 1992, MLA 1995). His work is in landscape architecture and environmental justice with a focus on democratic design and cultural landscapes. He is a University Faculty Scholar and a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers. His teaching and professional work have earned student and professional ASLA awards.

Kofi is Vice President of Education and a Board Director of The Landscape Architecture Foundation, a founding member of the ASLA Environmental JusticeProfessional Practice Network (PPN), and serves on the Editorial Advisory Committee for Landscape Architecture Magazine. He is active in multidisciplinary activities ranging from the National Endowment for the Arts Designing Equity Forum to the AIA Design Justice Summit and other related efforts.

Kofi has disseminated his work broadly, including in Landscape Architecture Magazine, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, PUBLIC: A Journal of Imagining America, and most recently in the award-winning book: Design as Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity.

Learn more
As Cities Grow, Remember the Communities That Were Destroyed, The Dirt, ASLA 

Black Landscapes Matter, GroundUp Journal

Kofi Boone: Collisions of Race and Place, Duke University

Race and Cultural Landscapes: A Conversation with Kofi Boone, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF)



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