Nina-Marie E. Lister Hon. ASLA

Ecological Design Lab, Ryerson University

Nina-Marie Lister is Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Urban Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto, where she founded and directs the Ecological Design Lab. From 2009-2014, she was Visiting Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Trained as an ecologist and a registered urban planner (MCIP RPP), Lister is the founding principal of, a creative studio practice working at the interface of landscape, ecology, and urbanism. She is co-editor of Projective Ecologies (Harvard & Actar Press, 2014) and author of more than 30 scholarly and professional publications.