Chris Reed is Founding Director of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, the 2012 National Design Award Winner in Landscape from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. He is also a Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture and Co-Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Chris is recognized internationally as a leading voice in the transformation of landscapes and cities, and he works alternately as a researcher, strategist, teacher, designer, and advisor.
Chris is particularly interested in the relationships between landscape and ecology, infrastructure, social spaces, and cities. His work includes urban revitalization initiatives, climate resilience and adaptation efforts, speculative propositions, adaptations of infrastructure and former industrial sites, dynamic and productive landscapes, vibrant public spaces that cultivate a diversity of social uses and cultural traditions, and numerous landscape installations.