Denver Art Museum (DAM), Colorado: SPUN Pop-up Dye Garden

Denver, Colorado, USA PAR (Participatory Action Research) / Research-By-Design Projects
This educational 5-month summer installation at the iconic Libeskind Denver Art Museum buildings front entrance functioned as a spontaneous temporary break space, shade structure and outdoor class room to educate the public about plants used for achieving specific colors in the process of dying fabric. Collaboration with a team of students from University of Colorado Denver (Landscape Architecture, Architecture, and Urban Planning), City of Denver, the Denver Art Museum. One of my students, Purna Nanawala, earned a summer internship with the Denver Art Museum (DAM) though her participation during this PAR collaboration between DAM and UCD. My role: Landscape Architect and Design Build Coordinator. Created the design with students, and supervised implementation and initial maintenance. Funding: no external funding.