Talks

2016

November 12. “The Instrumental Commons: Agents and Operations of the Spatial”. 2016 Woltz Symposium: Ecologies of Prosperity for the Living City. University of Virginia School of Architecture (Charlottesville, VA).

June 10. “Of Wilderness, Wild-ness and Wild Things”. The New Landscape Declaration: A Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA).

April 21. “Resilience Beyond Rhetoric – Design for a New Sustainability”. Anova Lecture for Landscape Architecture. Washington University, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts (St. Louis, MO).

March 31. “Resilience Beyond Rhetoric – Design for a New Sustainability”. Ervin Zube Lecture Series. University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning (Amherst, MA).


2015

May 21-24. “Setting the Stage I: A History of Coupled Human & Natural Systems in Toronto”. Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape. University of Toronto, Victoria University (Toronto, ON).

March 30. “Ecological Design: Resilience Beyond Rhetoric”. Church Memorial Lecture Series. University of Tennessee Knoxville (Knoxville, TN).

February 6. “Ecological Urbanism: Creative Planning for Living Lightly”. CAPS 2015 Imagination: Creative Visions for the Future of Planning. The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, Grand Hall (Winnipeg, MB).


2014

December 10. Urbanism Lab Event: Ecological Urbanism. Capital Urbanism Lab (Ottawa, ON).

November 21. “Projective Ecologies – Education Session”. Projective Ecologies Lecture Series. American Society of Landscape 2014 (Denver, CO).

November 17. “Projective Ecologies – Resilient Design”. Projective Ecologies Lecture Series. Carnegie Mellon University, McConomy Auditorium (Pittsburgh, PA).

November 5. “Projective Ecologies: Book Launch Lecture & Panel”. Hemson Simpson Public Lecture Series. Ryerson University, School of Urban and Regional Planning (Toronto, ON).

October 30. “Prosecco & Prose: Book Party – Projective Ecologies”. Projective Ecologies Lecture Series. The Cultural Landscape Foundation (Washington, DC).

October 23. “Projective Ecologies Lecture & Panel”. Projective Ecologies Lecture Series. University of Pennsylvania, Meyerson Hall(Philadelphia, PA).

October 20. “Projective Ecologies: Activating Resilience”. Projective Ecologies Lecture Series. University California Berkeley, College of Environmental Design (Berkeley, CA).

October 2. “Planning Resilience”. Green Building Festival – ResilienCity: The New Urban Paradigm. Daniel Spectrum (Toronto, ON).

September 21. “ARC: Bringing New Solutions for Wildlife and Roads to the Northeast”. Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference. Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center (Burlington, VT).

June 14. International Conference on Urban Tree Diversity. (Alnarp, Sweden).

May 28-31. “Ecology, Resilience, and Legibility”. EDRA45NEWORLEANS. The Environmental Design Research Association, Astor Crowne Plaza (New Orleans, LA).

March 31.Critical Practice Lecture Series. University of Arizona, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Building (Toronto, ON).

March 21. “Tools for Defining Strategic Linkages in EA Planning”. TRCA: Environmental Partnerships Workshop on Road Ecology – Black Creek Pioneer Village. (Toronto, ON).

March 5. “Design & Politics: Competing for Resilience”. Rebuild By Design. Syracuse University, Fisher Center (New York, NY).

February 28. Nature and Cities: Urban Ecological Design and Planning. University of Texas, Goldsmith Hall (Austin, TX).


2013

November 15-16. “Airfield Ecologies: New Hybrid Landscapes”. Airport Landscape: Urban Ecologies in the Aerial Age. Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, MA).

September 13. “Landscape Architecture Roundtable”. Ecology for Land and City: Exploring the Confluences of Landscape, Road, and Urban Ecology. Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, MA).

June 20. “Green Heart, Blue Infrastructure: Towards an Ecological Urbanism for Toronto”. Urban Ecologies Conference. OCAD University (Toronto, ON).

March 28. “MATTER”. Ryerson DAS Lecture Series. Ryerson University, ARC Architecture Building (Toronto, ON).

March 1. “Landscape as Infrastructure: Towards an Ecological Urbanism”. College of Environment + Design Lecture Series. University of Georgia, College of Environment and Design (Athens, GA).


2012

October 10. “To Build or Not to Build a Road… How Do We Honor The Landscape”. Student Conference on Conservation Science. American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY).

September 16. “Ecological Urbanism”. Making Waves: Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Annual Congress. (Halifax, NS).

April 2. “Waterfronts and the Ecology of Place”. Water Ethics: Ethics at Ryerson Speaker Series 2011. Ryerson University, The Arts & Letters Club (Toronto, ON).


2011

September 29. Mapping the Sustainable City: 3rd Annual Brick Works Forum on Leadership, Innovation and Sustainability. Evergreen Brick Works (Toronto, ON).

June 23. “Ecological Urbanism in the Contemporary Metropolitan Landscape”. EURA Conference. Copenhagen University (Copenhagen, DK).

May 18. “Community-Based Mapping Tools”. The Power of Mapping: Centre for City Ecology. Urbanspace Gallery (Toronto, ON).

February 8. “(RE)Claiming Ground: Ecology, Landscape & Urbanism”. Women in Scientific & Environmental Professions. State University of New York, College of Environmental Science & Forestry (Syracuse, NY).


2010

December 9th. “Water Ecologies”. Invited Public Lecture Series. University of Leuven, School of Architecture & Design (Leuven, BE).

May 13. “Adaptive Infrastructure: Network Strategies for Urban Ecology”. Designing Wildlife Habitats: Dumbarton Oaks, Garden & Landscape Studies Symposium. (Washington, DC).

April 3-4. “Activating Resilience: Ecology Beyond the Metaphor”. Critical Ecologies Colloquium: On the Biological, Horticultural, and Anthropological Antecedents to Design. Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, MA).


2009

November 6. “Water/Front”. HYDROCity: A Symposium on Hydrology and Urbanism. University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design (Toronto, ON).

October 14. “Is Landscape Ecology?”. Down the Garden Path: Fall 2009 Lecture Series. Princeton University, School of Architecture (Princeton, NJ).

April 3-5. “Insurgent Ecologies”. Ecological Urbanism: Alternative & Sustainable Cities of the Future. Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (Cambridge, MA).


2008

October 3-6. “Ecology as Infrastructure: A New Urbanism”. Special Session on Landscape Urbanism: American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Conference. (Philadelphia, PA).


2007

November 1-3. “(RE)Mediating Resilience: Adaptive Design for New Orleans”. CounterMEASURES Symposium. University of Texas (Austin, TX).