Paul Bauknight

Project Implementation Director at Minneapolis Parks Foundation

Paul D. Bauknight Jr., trained as an architect, is an urban designer, design activist and community leader. Working in community-based design and development for over 30 years. He is passionately committed to working at the intersection of social, cultural, economic and spatial systems creating solutions that are equitable and steeped in place, that benefit the community.

As the Project Implementation Director for the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, he leads the Foundations programming through the interaction of human, social, cultural, environmental, institutional and physical systems in the development stewardship and advocacy for parks and the public realm. He is the co-chair for the equity in place committee of reimagining the civic commons a national learning network of cities using civic assets as platforms for social and economic change.

Working with the MN AIA he is facilitating the equity in the built environment committee and at a larger scale developing a series of workshops.


Changing Practice: Dispelling the Myths of Community Engagement

Monday, June 20
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM