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Chris Reed, FASLA
Founding Director
Stoss Landscape Urbanism

Chris Reed is a leading voice in the transformation of landscapes and cities, and he works alternately as a researcher, strategist, teacher, designer, and advisor. Reed is particularly interested in the relationships between ecology and landscaped infrastructure, social spaces, and cities. His work includes urban revitalization initiatives, climate resilience efforts in Boston, Dallas, the Midwest, Abu Dhabi, and China, as well as adaptations of infrastructure and former industrial sites, dynamic and productive landscapes, and vibrant public spaces for a diversity of social uses and cultural traditions.

Reed is a recipient of the 2012 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the 2017 Mercedes T. Bass Landscape Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome. He received a Master in Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and an AB in Urban Studies from Harvard College. He is Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture in the Urban Design Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.