Scott shinton is a Design Associate at Kounkuey Design Initiative. He is passionate about working with residents to co-design socioecologically just public spaces. Before joining KDI, Scott worked as a Landscape Designer at Design Workshop, a global planning, landscape, and urban design studio based in Colorado. There, he worked on a range of public projects, from a 3-acre public park adjacent to a middle school to the redesign of an historic pedestrian mall. Scott has also worked with the Bureau of Land Management to perform ecological restoration on fragile sites in the federal lands of the Mojave Desert in Southern California.


Scott holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia.

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