Using these design methods, we can achieve a new, implementable landscape standard across Virginia Tech’s campus that celebrates equity and enjoyment for people of all abilities while still highlighting the unique qualities of the place. When entering a college or university campus, landscapes are the first thing people encounter. If we can make these landscapes accessible to everyone, we have the opportunity to shift the reputation of higher education from an ivory tower to a common ground, welcoming to all.
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