Jack Ahern, FASLA
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jack Ahern is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research and teaching focuses on the application of urban landscape ecology theory for cities to build landscape performance and resilience capacity. His recent publications advance theory on applied urban ecology, supported by case studies and precedents from professional practices in the US, Europe and Asia. He is currently focusing on new theories of “novel urban ecosystems” to better understand how “new nature” in contemporary cities can be understood, classified, designed and managed for beauty and ecological functions.
Sunday, October 21
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM