Alison Sant | An Island Press author

Alison Sant

Alison Sant is a partner and co-founder of the Studio for Urban Projects, an interdisciplinary design collaborative based in San Francisco that works at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, art, and social activism. For more than 15 years, the Studio has focused on public programming, urban prototyping, and civic dialog – aiming to bring social justice and sustainability to the design of cities. Sant is the author of From the Ground Up: Local Efforts to Create Resilient Cities a book that examines how American cities are mitigating and adapting to climate change while creating greater equity and livability. She has taught at the College of Environmental Design, University of California Berkeley, the California College of the Arts, Mills College, and the San Francisco Art Institute.

ULI Philadelphia + AIA Philadelphia Urban Resilience Forum

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 12:30pm EDT
Hurricane Ida’s record flooding in 2021, summer of 2023 heat records, and record for worst urban air quality in the world on June 8, 2023, these events demonstrate that climate change is on Philly’s doorstep, and we must respond. What is Philadelphia doing to address the effects of climate change from the parcel, project, and regional scale while addressing historic environmental injustices?

From the Ground Up - Tree Planting and Walking Tour

Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 9:00am EDT
Join author Alison Sant, the Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC), and our partners, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria for a tree planting event on Saturday, October 29 in Highbridge Park, Manhattan.