How Can Landscape Architects Lead Sustainable Development?
Water. Air. Plants. Temperature. People. These are the components upon which a landscape architect builds a place, one site at a time. As pressures mount on our global population, these five issues among others have risen to the forefront of the conversation. Water. Air. Plants. Temperature. People.
Sally Parker, a graduate of the University of Illinois Landscape Architecture program and a veteran of the Marine Corps, works to help federal and local government projects reach sustainability and security goals. She is a masters candidate in the Virginia Tech Executive Master of Natural Resources program.