SCAPE Landscape Architecture
Despo is an Associate at SCAPE. She is trained in architecture and urbanism, and focuses on physical and social resilience, climate adaptation, urban storytelling, and engagement by design. Currently, she is the Project Manager for the 2023 Louisiana Coastal Masterplan and has led the Climate Ready Dorchester Plan for the City of Boston. Prior to joining SCAPE, Despo led the design and engagement for Water As Leverage in Indonesia, the Islais Hyper-Creek proposal for the Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge, and has collaborated with public agencies and interdisciplinary teams for the development of major resilience infrastructure projects in NYC.