Landscape Architecture

Courageous by Design: Three Perspectives on Leading with Landscape Architecture with Martha Schwartz

Schwartz presents a personal story of pivoting from landscape architecture to becoming a climate activist in 2016. She starts with the major issues she...

What We Can Do Part 1 – Preparing and Adapting Bureaucracies for Future Climate with Annette Wilkus

Wilkus complements earlier presentations by focusing on her experience specifically with permitting during the construction process and the importance of dedicated maintenance after a...

What Can We Do Part 1 – Preparing and Adapting Bureaucracies on Future Climate with Signe Nielsen

Nielsen details the role of local, state, and federal agencies in the permitting process and how those impact/frame a project. Recognition that landscape...

Courageous by Design: What We Can Do Part 2 – Panel Discussion

McMackin, von Gal, and Wilks take questions from the audience addressing biological diversity, reinforcing that it is as important as social diversity. source UCjigTej9Z12whLkAwgVgm8g

What We Can Do Part 2 – Biological Diversity is Important as Social Diversity with Rebecca McMackin

McMackin discusses how Michael van Valkenburgh Associates’ design of Brooklyn Bridge Park was foundational to developing a thriving ecosystem, as well as how ecological...

Courageous by Design: Opening Remarks Elizabeth K Meyer

Landscape architects are leading teams creating parks, plazas, shorelines and aquatic habitats that respond to and alter the impacts of the climate crisis on...

Courageous by Design: Opening Remarks by Charles A. Birnbaum

Context for a daylong symposium dedicated to leading women landscape architects, and allied professionals, whose work is creative, courageous, and timely in addressing the...

What We Can Do Part 2 – Biological Diversity is as Important as Social Diversity with Barbara Wilks

Wilks illustrates how she has been involved in waterfront design in NYC and elsewhere for more than 20 years, always adding to the urban...

Introducing Julie Bargmann, the 2021 Oberlander Prize Laureate

Pioneering landscape architect Julie Bargmann reveals her insights, design philosophy, and humor – and love of acronymns and four-letter-words. Additional comments from Oberlander Prize...
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