Communities and Connections

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Check out ‘Rethinking Together’

  • On June 18, 2020
Citylab High School Foundation held a fascinating virtual dialogue about ‘Rethinking Together’ on May 26, 2020. Karen Walz FAICP was one of three panelists who examined how the COVID-19 pandemic will change the way cities and buildings are designed. The moderator, Kourtney Garrett, President and CEO of Downtown Dallas, Inc., had a great set of […]
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Engaging the Extremes

  • On November 8, 2019
The first session SCS led at the APA Texas 2019 annual conference in Waco was an interactive workshop giving participants skills and experience in managing public engagement when people with extreme and opposing views are involved.  Karen Walz presented a structure for designing public input initiatives so that people with diverse views can be heard, […]
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Sacred Spaces: A Sharing Through Photographs

  • On October 19, 2019
The Dallas Center for Photography has a small office and gallery in the Design District (what we used to call the Stemmons Industrial Corridor).  While I’ve taken photographs almost my entire life, and have lived here for many years, I hadn’t had a chance to visit their space or take advantage of their classes.  That […]
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