2023: Designing the Future of the Southwestern Medical District Together!

By Abby McGee | January 27, 2024

The SWMD Transformation team is excited to share our reflections from a busy, inspiring 2023. Read on to hear more about the variety of local stakeholders who provided their valuable […]

July 2023: Harry Hines Corridor and Park Project Update

By Abby McGee | August 17, 2023

Dr. Rose Jones and our medical student intern, Sanjna organized a successful focus group this month with medical students that live andgo to school in the District. It was exciting […]

The Right Way for a Right-of-Way: Harry Hines Corridor to Receive World-Class Green Space

By texastrees | August 9, 2023

A two-mile stretch of Harry Hines Boulevard in the Southwestern Medical District will become the new evidence-based design model of what a medical district can be – a reimagined, more […]

SWMD Streetscape and Park: Project Update, July 2023

By texastrees | August 1, 2023

Texas Monthly article featuring SWMD Streetscape & Park Transformation This Texas Heat Is Killing Us The SWMD Streetscape and Park project team was featured in a Texas Monthly article this […]

SWMD Transformation Streetscape and Park Transformation Project Update

By texastrees | July 3, 2023

Dr. Rose Jones presents at Health Disparities Conference Our very own Medical Anthropologist, Dr. Rose Jones presented at the recent 18th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities, alongside Brandy Kelp, […]

3 TTF Members selected for international Urban Design presentation

By texastrees | February 1, 2023

On January 25, 2023, three experts in urban design and forestry from Texas Trees Foundation (TTF) were invited to present to the Global Sustainability Group and the internationally renowned architectural […]

Southwestern Medical District Transformation: 2022 Year in Review

By texastrees | January 1, 2023

SWMD 2022 Year in Review The Intersection of Health and Nature Southwestern Medical District Green Spine and Park Project Rooted in the City of Dallas for more than a century, […]

Indigenous Biophilic Design & Equitable Access to Nature Planning

By texastrees | November 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

“Biophilia is humankind’s innate biological connection with nature. It helps explain why crackling fires and crashing waves captivate us; why a garden view can enhance our creativity; why shadows and […]

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) & Worldviews on Nature

By texastrees | October 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The concept of how humans and non-humans define and ultimately engage with each other is under hot debate as new solutions for planetary health are sought. At core are fundamental […]

Interview with Dr. Robert D. Brown

By texastrees | September 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M & Best Practices Panel Member for the SWMD transformation project In terms of medicine and climate, there are a lot […]

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