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Summit Panelist: Susan Herrington

Susan Herrington
June 11, 2016

Susan Herrington
Professor, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia

Susan Herrington is a professor in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. Her work concerns landscape theory and design. Her book, Landscape Theory in Design, is forthcoming in the fall of 2016. In December 2013 she published Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape, for which she was awarded a 2015 J.B. Jackson Book Prize from the Foundation for Landscape Studies. In 2009 she published On Landscapes. She also received a 2011-2012 UBC Killam Faculty Fellowship.

Susan has participated three times in Les Jardins de Métis, Grand–Métis, Quebec, festival and with Gelfand Partners Architects she was a finalist in 2008 for The History Channel and AIA “City of the Future” competition. Susan has recently published in journals including, Social History, the Journal of Landscape Architecture, Landscape Journal, Footprint: Delft School of Design Journal, History of Designed Landscapes and Gardens, Landscape Research, Architecture and Ideas. She has also recently published chapters in Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture, edited by Sonja Duempelmann and John Beardsley; Meaning in Landscape Architecture: Four Essays, Four Commentaries, edited by Marc Treib; Managing the Unknown, Essays on Environmental Ignorance, edited by Frank Uekötter and Uwe Lübken; The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies, edited by Peter Howard, Ian Thompson, and Emma Waterton; and Contemporary Garden Aesthetics, Creations and Interpretations, edited by Michel Conan.