David Rubin MLA ’90, founding principal of the design studio Land Collective, has been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects as a Featured Diverse Practitioner.

In the announcement, the ASLA highlights that “David’s visionary contribution to the field in ’empathy-driven design’ is a hallmark of the studio, earning increasing renown for fusing issues of social justice in cities with excellence in the design of public spaces. His work has received awards and honors from the American Society of Landscape Architects and the American Institute of Architects.”

David was also interviewed during the ASLA’s first LGBTQIA Pride Happy Hour by Landscape Architecture Magazine editor Brad McKee.

Land Collective team members shared statements about their experiences and work in an article on the studio’s website.