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Marzieh Akhgari

Author: Heather Sauer | Image: Heather Sauer

Marzieh Akhgari, graduate student in community and regional planning and urban design, presented “Social Interaction and Public Sports: Crime Prevention for Youth in Alto Peru” at the 49th annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Friday, April 26, in Los Angeles. Her poster presentation about design strategies for the informal neighborhood of Alto Peru in Lima, Peru, was mentored by Sungduck Lee, lecturer in architecture and urban design, and Ben Shirtcliff, assistant professor of landscape architecture and urban design.