What does it mean to dedicate a design studio to the immediate questions outside the studio walls? To commit to a way of working that requires years of social observation, collaborative initiatives and immediate partnerships? blink!LAB was launched in 2015 with a mandate to weave community projects and private clients as a viable business model. June A. Grant, Design Principal, will discuss projects that shed light on how a small design studio embraces and implements big ideas.Landscape Architecture Foundation Board members Jim Stickley, ASLA (Principal, WRT) and Brian Jencek, ASLA (Senior VP, HOK) will present the LAF’s New Landscape Declaration and conduct a discussion with leading thinkers in the academic and practice fields of landscape architecture. Join our panelists in examining issues of social equity and resiliency in the face of global climate change and how landscape architects can lead the way in addressing these crucial issues.