Landscape architect Tim Duggan is named one of the top ‘game changers’ for 2012 in architecture magazine Metropolis.

Landscape architect makes list of 2012 game changers

Those on the list were chosen because their work demonstrates “the power of design to forge real change”, according to executive editor Martin C. Pedersen.

Tim was listed for his work with the Make It Right Foundation, founded by Brad Pitt to help rebuild New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. As well as creating an affordable, sustainable, and safe set of homes, Make It Right aims to reconceive the role of landscape architecture in post-disaster rebuilding.

Also in the Metropolis line-up were:

Peter Bilak, Slovak graphic designer and typographer

Mia Birk, president of Alta Planning and Design

Vishaan Chakrabarti, real estate developer, architect, city planner, and educator

John Edelman, president and CEO of Design Within Reach

Ruth Finkelstein, senior vice president for policy and planning of the New York Academy of Medicine

Rob Kalin, founder and former CEO of Etsy

Laura Kurgan and Sarah Williams, directors of Columbia’s Spatial Information Design Lab

Michael Maltzan, LA architect

Katie Salen, professor of games and digital media at DePaul University

Mirko Zardini, director and chief curator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture

Read more at www.dexigner.com/news/24523#ixzz1kZbeLToH

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