The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Conference: Second Wave of Modernism in Landscape Architecture in America (November 13-15, 2008 in Chicago)

Martha Schwartz, FASLA

Ms. Schwartz is a landscape architect and artist with a major interest in urban projects, creating public realm spaces that engage with people and build community through intelligent, focused, yet unexpected ideas-based design. Her background is in both fine arts and landscape architecture. As president of Martha Schwartz Partners in Cambridge, MA, and London, UK, her mission is to explore the relationship between landscapes, art and culture and challenge traditional concepts of landscape design. Schwartz has over 29 years of experience collaborating with a variety of world-renowned architects on a diverse portfolio of projects the world over.  She is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the Cooper-Hewitt Museum National Design Award for her body of work in Landscape Architecture, an honorary fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects, several design awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, and visiting residencies at Radcliffe College and the American Academy in Rome.  Schwartz is also a Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where she has taught since 1992.

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona;
Martha Schwartz Partners, landscape architects.
(Photo: Martha Schwartz Partners, Inc.)

Martha Schwartz Landscape