Michelle Rowland


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My Sacred Place


UPenn Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology Stoner Courtyard

In 1998, The Stoner Courtyard was part of the “Campaign for the East Wing”, the renovation plans for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Before renovation, the courtyard was claimed by parked cars and transient traffic, not allowing much pedestrian traffic to enjoy the outdoor space adjacent to the museum. TKF played a role in transforming the space into a fully landscaped public place for walking, gathering, sitting and reflecting.

Meet Another Firesoul


Briana Walsh

It was research that inspired Briana Walsh to become a Firesoul—the growing body of evidence underscoring how nature heals. Specifically, how natural surroundings can help people heal and strengthen—and find hope in difficult times. As a manager at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Briana draws daily inspiration from observing the ways patients, families and staff...

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