Join us on Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m., for a free public lecture with Gina Ford and Brie Hensold, principals and co-founders of Agency Landscape + Planning.
Ford, FASLA, is a landscape architect, co-founder, and principal of Agency Landscape + Planning. Underpinning her two decades of practice are a commitment to the design and planning of public places and the perpetuation of the value of landscape architecture via thought leadership, teaching, writing, and lecturing. Her work has received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association, and the American Institute of Architects, among others. She is on the stewardship council for the Cultural Landscape
Foundation, the board of directors for the City Park Alliance, and was the recipient of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship and Wellesley College’s Shaw Fellowship. She co-founded WxLA, a nonprofit focused on gender justice in design practice.
Hensold, HASLA, is an urban planner, co-founder, and principal of Agency Landscape + Planning. With a passion for understanding and improving communities and places, she brings a systems-based approach that integrates multiple disciplines and celebrates diverse perspectives. Hensold has extensive experience developing creative and meaningful community engagement processes for planning and design projects. Her experience encompasses multiple scales, from downtown plans to citywide park systems to resilience strategies. Hensold’s work has received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association, and the American Institute of Architects, among others. She co-teaches an executive education class in resilient cities at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
This event is part of the Sam Fox School’s Public Lecture Series and is free and open to the public. The lecture will take place in Steinberg Hall.
Free parking is available in the East End Garage beginning at 5:00 p.m. Enter the garage from Forsyth Boulevard or Forest Park Parkway.