Landscape Institute Conference 2017 – Landscape as Infrastructure
22 Jun 2017
14. Landscape as social infrastructure: transforming urban spaces (Part 2)
Dr Clare Rishbeth talks about refugees, parks and landscape.
Dr Clare Rishbeth
Dr Clare Rishbeth is a lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her research focuses on everyday use of urban places, often foregrounding interactions of memory and belonging for first generation migrants. She enjoys using collaborative and creative arts processes to articulate nuanced narratives of landscape experience. Originally a practicing landscape architect, her work explores implications for design, planning and management of public spaces. Her current research projects are ‘Improving Wellbeing through Urban Nature’ and lead researcher on ‘#refugeeswelcome in parks’. She previously led ‘The Bench Project’ research.
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