Research in Andropogon's Landscape Architecture Practice - Evidence Based Landscape Architecture Lecture on October 5, 2015

Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

The Landscape Architecture Programs at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development announce the annual Evidence Based Landscape Architecture Lecture for 2015.

Emily McCoy will speak on "Integrative Research at Andropogon Associates:  Practising Evidence-based Landscape Architecture" on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Lakeside Downtown Church, 75 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario.  Lecture will begin at 7:00 pm.  Free admission and all welcome to attend.

Panoramic photo of Shoemaker Green featuring trees, water and building
Shoemaker Green, University of Pennsylvania, photo courtesy of Andropogon

Emily is a registered Landscape Architect and full member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She is an Associate and Director of Integrative Research at Andropogon Associates, Ltd., in Raleigh, North Carolina. The firm also has an office in Philadelphia. Andropogon Associates is a landscape architecture, ecological planning & design firm with an impressive track record for using evidence as a basis in practice.

Emily has a comprehensive background in design, ecology, and horticulture that enables her to intricately weave together art and science within the sphere of landscape architecture.  She is passionate about exposing the beauty of ecological processes within the everyday lives of people with the hopes of inspiring appreciation of the processes that sustain our quality of life. Emily leads a rigorous review of Andropogon’s past and present landscape interventions in order to integrate the best scientific knowledge and the most effective design solutions into future projects.

This lecture series focuses on how landscape architects seek, use, and establish evidence in their practice. The series promotes discovery of knowledge and its application in design. The evidence-based landscape architecture lecture series is made possible by a generous donation by Dr. Robert D. Brown.

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