Elizabeth is a planner and landscape designer with over 30 years of experience in land use planning, site design and site restoration. Working out of the firm’s Sausalito office, she provides master planning, landscape design, policy documents and approval processing for a variety of projects including campuses, new communities, parks, and redevelopment sites. She also prepares reports and written materials, coordinates community participation programs, and works closely with multi-disciplinary teams and public agencies in developing land use and design proposals. A talented writer, she is the author of numerous articles for Urban Land magazine and other publications.
Inspired ByHideo Sasaki, Lewis Mumford, Kalvin Platt, Ian McHarg, John Muir, and Christopher Alexander—individuals who were compelled to understand the way things work, and who utilized their mastery of process to be a strong voice for place-making and the sustainable use of land.
EducationMaster of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Harvard College.
AffiliationsUrban Land Institute (Program Chair, Sustainable Development Council; San Francisco District TAP Committee and Chair, Innovation Grant Committee; Panelist, Colorado Healthy Foundation/Westwood and Brisbane California; Speaker, Building Healthy Places Conference); Member, American Planning Association and Society for College and University Planning; Panelist, California Housing Conference; Greenbuild; ASLA; APA
Recognition2015 SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture, UC Davis West Village
2015 Center for Active Design: Excellence Winner, Guthrie Green Park
2013 World Architecture News Urban Design Award, Guthrie Green Urban Park
2013 ULI Global Award of Excellence, UC Davis West Village Community
2013 ASLA Northern California Honor Award, Guthrie Green
2006 Firm Award, ASLA
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Project of the Year Award: Mountain House, Mountain House, California.
ASLA Merit Award: DAPER Master Plan, Stanford University, Stanford, California.
American Planning Association of California, Advocacy Planning Award: Marin City Redevelopment, Marin City, California.
Stockton Beautiful President’s Award, University of the Pacific Campus Plan
NAHB Gold Achievement Award, Rotary Valley Senior Housing