Lisa Delplace

CEO, Oehme, van Sweden, Washington, D.C.
Lecture Title: Pushing the Palette Forward: Innovation in a Dynamic World
September 20, 2018

Lisa’s extensive knowledge of ecological processes and her deep commitment to their artistic execution result in a strong sculptural relationship between architecture and landscape. Her recent accomplishments include roof terraces, green roofs, and vertical green screens in Washington DC, New York, and Chicago. Other works include the sculpted shoreline of the Gardens of the Great Basin, the Plant Conservation Science Center, the Trellis Bridge and the Cove at the children’s aquatic learning center at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois.

Ms. Delplace’s planning and design accomplishments also include the University of Maryland Facilities Master Plan; the Plant Science Campus and West Collections at the Chicago Botanic Garden; a fourteen-acre United States Embassy site in Southeast Asia, a six-acre United States Embassy site in Kathmandu, Nepal, and a 500-acre National Conservation Training Center campus for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service near Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Lisa is a registered Landscape Architect and holds a Masters of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in Park Planning and Design from Michigan State University. She is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and Past-President of the Potomac Chapter.