AIA Dallas Women in Architecture is partnering up with the American Society of Landscape Architects for an evening of inspiration and networking at the German Kitchen Center at the Design District. 

Guest speaker:

Dr. Diane Jones Allen, D.Eng., PLA, ASLA, Program Director and Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at UTA CAPPA

Diane Jones Allen has years of practice focusing on land planning, and varied scales of open space design, including community development work. She is Principal Landscape Architect with DesignJones LLC in New Orleans, Louisiana which received the 2016 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Community Service Award.
Diane is currently the Program Director for Landscape Architecture, in the College of Architecture Planning, and Public Affairs, at the University of Texas at Arlington. In Baltimore, Maryland, Diane was a member of the Urban Design Architecture Review Panel, providing design guidance on major development projects in the City, and a tenured professor in Landscape Architecture, at the School of Architecture and Planning at Morgan State. 

Diane received the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Environmental Design, University of California at Berkeley. Her research and practice is guided by the intersection of environmental justice, identity and sustainability in cultural landscapes, including “Nomadic” responses to “Transit Deserts,” places of increasing transportation demand and limited access, as discussed in her book Transit Deserts; Race, Transit Access, and Suburban Form. 





WiA brings AIA Dallas women together for friendship, networking, and collaboration while empowering members to impact their practice, profession, and community.