Sara joined PLACE Alliance Northeast in May 2018 after graduating with a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As an Ecological Designer, Sara works on a variety of development and restoration projects that integrate ecological and human systems. She provides site assessment through mapping, spatial analysis, and field-work. She contributes to project development from conceptual design through construction documentation with a variety of drafting media and graphic representations including everything from hand sketching to 3D modeling. Sara also utilizes her organization, writing, and communication skills in research, documentation, monitoring, and public outreach including design charrettes, client and community meetings, and presentations. Sara’s passion for the natural world and personal commitment to sustainable living brings creativity and enthusiasm to her design and outreach work.
Ecological Designer, PLACE Alliance, since 2018
Independent Contractor, 2015 – 2017
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, 2018
Master in the Art of Teaching, Clark University, Secondary Art Education, 2009
Bachelor of Art, Clark University, Studio Art, 2005