Projective Ecologies - Resilient Design
M 17 November 2014 | 6:30pm | McConomy Auditorium
Alan H Rider Distinguished Lecture
Presented in collaboration with the CMU School of Design
NINA-MARIE LISTER is Associate Professor of Urban + Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto. From 2009-2013, she was was Visiting Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University. Trained as an ecologist and environmental planner, she is the founding principal of PLANDFORM a creative studio practice exploring the relationship between landscape, ecology, and urbanism. Lister’s research, teaching, and practice focus on the confluence of landscape infrastructure and ecological processes within contemporary metropolitan regions. She is the author of more than 30 scholarly and professional articles, and is co-editor of the recently published book ‘Projective Ecologies’ (with Chris Reed, Harvard GSD and ACTAR Press, 2014).