Helen _Kongsgaard

Helen Kongsgaard ASLA

Rhode Island School of Design

Helen Kongsgaard's research situates landscape architecture within the emergent field of urban adaptation, examining the relevance of design to urbanism as cities respond to environmental and societal change. She is assistant professor in landscape architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design and leads a collaborative design practice focused on the reclamation, adaptation and conservation of urban landscapes. She earned her MLA at Harvard University, where her research was supported by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, the Center for Geographic Analysis and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.