Gina Ford, the principal and landscape architect for Sasaki Associates, will be featured in the College of Architecture's Hyde Lecture series, 4:30 p.m., Jan. 27 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.
Ford has degrees in architecture from Wellesley College and landscape architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. For serves as the chair of Sasaki's urban studio, which is dedicated to the improvement of quality of life in American cities through rigorous planning, exceptional design and strong community partnerships.
Ford's design work spans from public parks and plazas to large-scale landscape planning and waterfront projects. Her major project work in this arena includes the Chicago Riverwalk, the flood recovery planning and implementation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the Council Bluffs Riverfront Park and Ithaca Commons. She has held teaching roles at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Rhode Island School of Design.
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