For the last two years, I have been researching the possibility of new green infrastructure systems for rapidly developing Brazilian cities. In this project I explore how urban agriculture, specifically urban agroforestry based on the native fruit species of southern Brazil, can add a new landscape layer to the city of Porto Alegre, capital of […]
Cultivating the City. During the months of March and April I was in Brazil for intensive site visits in the state of Rio Grande do Sul for my landscape archtiecture thesis work Cultivating the City. I was based in the rural sociology department of URFGS – that is where the most relevant research is happening […]
I am an ecological designer, which brings together the science of ecology with the dynamic creative processes of design . My goal is to bring inspiration and new concepts based on living systems to the fields of landscape architecture, urbanism, and industrial design. My practice is research based, aesthetically oriented, and intellectually driven. In this most challenging of times I hope to bring my energy and experience to projects that will build a vital, green, and inviting future.