Resilient Design

Education Session - Presentation Format

FRI-D09 - Leading the Charge for Change: The Landscape Architect’s Role in Climate Change

Friday, October 20
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

1.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, NY/HSW

As humanity becomes increasingly aware of the reality of climate change, now is the time for landscape architects to unite, harness our unique expertise, and lead the charge for change. To make this contribution, we must state our position, ally with stakeholders, and begin implementing strategies that combat this challenge.

Learning Objectives:

Pamela Conrad

Associate
CMG Landscape Architecture

Associate at CMG Landscape Architecture in San Francisco, Ms. Conrad has over 10 years of experience as a landscape architect, primarily focused on sustainable, urban, public open space projects both in the US and abroad. With a background in Plant Science, a master’s degree focused on regenerative design, and professional experience restoring hydrological habitats in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Pamela brings an ecologically sensitive approach to her work. She is currently the project manager of the largest environmentally innovative development in the history of San Francisco — Treasure Island.

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Martha Schwartz

Principal
Martha Schwartz Partners

Principal of Martha Schwartz Partners, Ms. Schwartz has over 35-years of experience as a landscape architect, urbanist and artist on a wide variety of projects located around the world with a variety of world-renowned architects. Ms. Schwartz is a tenured Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a founding member of the Working Group of Sustainable Cities at Harvard University. The recipient of numerous awards and prizes, she has lectured extensively about sustainable cities and the urban landscape, and her work has been featured widely in international publications and gallery exhibitions.

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