Asst. Professor, Columbia University
Partner, Scape/Landscape Architecture PLLC
Lecture Title: "Petrochemical America"
Monday, November 5, 2012
5:30 P.M. - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium
Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture
KATE ORFF is a registered landscape architect and the founding principal of SCAPE, a landscape architecture and urban design office based in Manhattan. Through her creative leadership of the firm, she explores the cultural and physical complexity of urban landscapes and their unique textures, ecologies, programs and publics. SCAPE’s projects range from a 1000 square foot pocket park in Brooklyn, NY, to a 100 acre environmental center in Greenville, SC, to a 1000 acre landfill regeneration project in Dublin, Ireland. Kate is an Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where she teaches graduate design studios and interdisciplinary seminars focused on sustainable development, biodiversity, and community-based change.