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The research on the economic value of linear landscapes is a study of the indirect effect of public, green infrastructure projects on adjacent development. Specifically through the assessment of secondary data, this research is applied to the linear landscape examples of the Katy Trail and Santa Fe Trail in Dallas, Texas. This research has future applications towards the study of landscape performance and enhanced communication of economic value of landscape architecture in relationship to adjacent developments.


Dylan Stewart

Dylan Stewart is a landscape designer with Hocker Design Group in Dallas, Texas. Past professional experiences include time in the landscape contracting, architecture and landscape architecture practice(s). Dylan received his MLA from The University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture in 2014 and a Bachelors in Environmental Design from Texas A&M in 2009. As a participant in the ASLA award winning Landscape Architecture Foundation Case Study Investigation (LAF CSI) series, Dylan developed an interest in the relationship of public, green infrastructure projects and their positive impact on economy. This interest is the basis of the program today and guides continuing research on how landscape architecture indirectly affects economic growth through adjacent development(s).