In her practice, research and teaching, Jala explores place responsive, community driven and ecologically embedded design. She has co-authored Ecological Landscape Design and Planning, and The Right to Landscape. Her expertise includes ecological planning, landscape heritage conservation, sustainable urban greening and post-conflict recovery. She is president of the Lebanese Landscape Association and co-founder of UNIT44 consultancy, based in Lebanon.
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