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Sara


Zewde

Sara Zewde
Landscape Architect and Public Artist
Harlem, NY
2020 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Sara Zewde is a landscape architect, urbanist, and public artist. She is founding principal of Studio Zewde, a design firm devoted to creating enduring places where people belong. The studio’s work explores the “aesthetics of being,” syncing site interpretation and narrative with a dedication to the craft of construction. She holds a master’s of landscape architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, a master’s of city planning from MIT, and a BA in sociology and statistics from Boston University. In parallel with practice, Zewde regularly writes, teaches, and exhibits work.

Portrait photo by Carolyn Wheeler.

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  • Artwork by Sara Zewde
    Design proposal for a new Praça de Yemanjá at the Valongo Wharf, Circuit of African Heritage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015.
  • Artwork by Sara Zewde
    Physical model of the proposed Circuit of African Heritage in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015.
  • Artwork by Sara Zewde
    Design proposal for a streetscape in Freedmen's Town, Houston, Texas, 2014.
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