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.