Jeffrey Hou, ASLA
Professor of Landscape Architecture
University of Washington
Jeffrey Hou is Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington, Seattle. His work centers on design activism and civic participation with a particular focus on engaging marginalized social groups in planning, design and placemaking. Hou is recognized for his pioneering work on guerrilla urbanism and bottom-up placemaking, with collaborative publications including Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities (2010), Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking (2013), and Design as Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity (2017). He received his PhD and M Arch from University of California, Berkeley and MLA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Friday, October 19
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM