Landscape Architecture

Public Lectures


2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Extinction

June 03, 2022 to June 03, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The eighth and final installment of the 2021-22 public event program "EXTINCTION" will be moderated by Professor Andrew Wilcox, chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Food

May 06, 2022 to May 06, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The eighth installment of the 2021-22 public event program "FOOD" presents talks by Andrew Watkins, Principal at SWA Southern California; and Glenda Humiston, Vice President, Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of California.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Heat

April 08, 2022 to April 08, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The seventh installment of the 2021-22 public event program "HEAT" will be moderated by lecturer Nina Briggs, founding principal of THE FABRIC.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Carbon

March 04, 2022 to March 04, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The sixth installment of the 2021-22 public event program "CARBON" presents talks by Pamela Conrad, Principal at CMG Landscape Architecture.; and Nicholas C. Parazoo, Ph.D., a terrestrial ecologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Sea Rise

February 04, 2022 to February 04, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The fifth installment of the 2021-22 public event program "SEA RISE" presents talks by Clark Stevens, president of New West Land Company, Inc.; and Richard F. Ambrose, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at UCLA Institute of the Environment & Sustainability.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Flooding

January 07, 2022 to January 07, 2022

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The fourth installment of the 2021-22 public event program “FLOODING” presents talks by Jessica M. Henson, RLA, ASLA, Partner at OLIN, and Mark Hanna, Ph.D., PE, Senior Principal at Geosyntec.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Biodiversity Loss

December 03, 2021 to December 03, 2021

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The third installment of the 2021-22 public event program "BIODIVERSITY LOSS " presents talks by Isaac Brown, MLA, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at Stillwater Sciences, and Pamela Galera, RLA, ASLA, City of Riverside’s Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Wildfire

November 05, 2021 to November 05, 2021

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The second installment of the 2021-22 public event program “WILDFIRE” presents talks by Max Moritz, Adjunct Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and statewide wildfire specialist within UC Cooperative Extension; and Greg Kochanowski, AIA, ASLA, Partner at GGA+, and founder of The Wild.

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2021-22 CPPLA Public Lecture Series — Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change: Drought

October 01, 2021 to October 01, 2021

“Landscape Architecture and the Science of Climate Change" is a series of talks pairing the research of scientists with the implementation of landscape architects on climate change topics. The first installment of the 2021-22 public event program “DROUGHT” presents talks by Alex Hall, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Director, UCLA Center for Climate Science; and Gary Lai, Principal and Director of Regenerative Design at MIG,Inc. and Board of Directors for USGBC-LA.

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