Damon Arrington is a Landscape Urbanist who focuses on crisis landscapes and their subsequent effect on the people that inhabit them, he is dedicated to exposing environmental injustice. Damon obtained a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from The City College of New York where he was a scholar for the J. Max Bond Center for Inclusion and Equity. His notable Landscape Architecture projects in NYC include The Hills on Governors Island, Jamaica Bay Restoration Project and park spaces for The New York Housing Authority. His work bridges science and architecture with art and community.
Damon is owner of Verru Design, a landscape design firm in Brooklyn, NY which focuses on research and community as a way to generate design thought. Visit his website at verrudesign.com
Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Analyze landscapes, formulate the requirements of a design project and then translate them into schematic design solutions. Take part in class discussions and critiques, and present projects.