Susan Rademacher

Park Curator at River Heritage Conservancy/Origin Park

Susan Rademacher is a nationally recognized leader in parks creation, management, and stewardship whose past positions include being President of the Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Parks Curator for the Pittsburg Parks Conservancy. She is a former Loeb Fellow at Harvard University and author of multiple books on garden design. She served as co-founder of Garden Design magazine and also served as editor-in-chief of Landscape Architecture magazine for five years.

Susan’s passion is promoting the value of parks to build support and developing projects that benefit the community’s public health, environmental quality, and local economy. She applies principles and practices developed over three decades on the cutting edge of parks and recreation. Hallmarks of her work include design excellence, constructability and craft, regenerative ecology, beauty and cultural expression, strategic partnerships, engaged communities, and long-term stewardship.


Parks and Urban Rivers: Designing for Resilience

Tuesday, June 25
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM