Ilisa Goldman ASLA

Park Landscape Architect, City of San Diego, Parks and Recreation

Ilisa Goldman founded Rooted In Place Landscape Architecture + Consulting in 2012 with a focus on creating dynamic outdoor environments for children of all ages to play, learn, and develop a relationship with the natural world. Through a strategic design process, she works with communities to transform underutilized spaces into thriving places. Through cross-sector collaboration, Ilisa designs projects and programs that support public health, provide access to the nature and help to build social capacity. With nearly 20 years of practice, Ilisa is a leader in the ‘Children and Nature’ movement and co-chair of the ASLA, Children's Outdoor Environment PPN.