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BAC Instructor Named “Landscape Architect to Watch” by GB&D Magazine

Nina Chase

Nina Chase; Photo by Emily Junker, Sasaki Associates

Nina Chase

©Sasaki Associates; Photo by Emily Junker

The Boston Architectural College is pleased to announce that BAC Instructor Nina Chase has been named "Landscape Architect to Watch" by Green Building & Design Magazine.

Nina Chase is an enthusiastic, emerging Landscape Architect in Boston, MA, and a recent graduate of West Virginia University and Harvard's Graduate School of Design.

Trained as a Landscape Architect with a vested interest in landscape urbanism, Nina's graduate and professional work has focused on how to design cities to be economically successful, ecologically productive, and aesthetically exciting. As a graduate student, Nina focused on making room for water in urban contexts. Nina designed for sea level rise in New York City and envisioned an experimental stormwater treatment district along the Chicago River in Chicago. Her graduate work along the Chicago River received a 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects Student Honor Award and a 2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award.

Nina is currently a Landscape Architect at Sasaki Associates in Boston, MA, where she is researching the effects of sea level rise on Boston. She also serves as the Chair of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects Emerging Professionals Committee.

Read the full interview with Nina here on gbdmagazine.com

The School of Landscape Architecture at the BAC offers Bachelor and Master Degree programs that are distinguished by an urban, global approach to contemporary design and an interdisciplinary curriculum. With foundation courses crossing between the various design programs, students are exposed to multiple design dimensions within an interactive and dynamic atelier environment. The curricular mixture provides both the BLA and MLA level programs with a solid framework for exploring the interrelated components of a meaningful design language, while also mastering the intrinsic conditions specific to the study and professional practice of Landscape Architecture.