Terry Guen, is Landscape Architect, Urban Designer, principal & founder of Chicago-based Terry Guen Design Associates (TGDA). TGDA is known for its “Design for Life” philosophy to deliver high performance urban ecological landscapes within typical public works efforts. Ecological co-benefits include mitigation of stormwater & climate, re-building nature within post-industrial conditions and preserving and creating cultural resources. These result in more attractive places to live, an improved quality of life and stronger economic vitality. Through Terry’s leadership, vision, and technical innovations, communities, cities, and regions are transforming expectations of our cities and the need for engagement with urban nature on a daily basis.