Instructor: Damon Arrington

Damon Arrington
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

Classes by this instructor

Learn how to create a container garden for your patio, terrace, or entryway that's both functional and gorgeous-and helps your plants thrive in all four seasons.
233GAR327 03/18 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Arrington

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.
232LAN401O 10/06 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Arrington

Learn the basic principles of constructing residential landscape features such as walks, steps, simple decks, garden structures, walls, and benches. Study landscape construction standards, techniques,and commonly used materials, and learn to draft construction details. more...
233LAN422O 01/24 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Arrington

Berms-manufactured undulations in a landscape-are an exciting aspect of greenspace design in urban environments, offering protection from street noise and creating intimate spaces for both people and wildlife. Using previously built urban projects as our guide, we'll cover the specifics more...
233LAN245O 01/11 We 6:15pm-9:15pm Arrington