Pippa Brashear

Director of Planning and Resilience, Scape, NYC
Lecture Title: Resilient Landscapes: Rethinking Urban Open Space in an Era of Rapid Climate Change
April 11, 2019

Pippa is the Director of Planning and Resilience at SCAPE. She works with planning, engineering and design teams to integrate landscape strategies that are sustainable and resilient, and that balance environment, infrastructure, development, and community quality of life needs.

Pippa is currently managing the implementation of SCAPE’s Living Breakwater’s project. Other recent work includes developing coastal protection strategies for New York City’s Strategic Initiative for Rebuilding and Resilience (SIRR); working with community planning committees as part of the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program; and serving as a key team member in the development of the Hudson River RBD project with Dewberry and OMA.

Pippa holds a Master in Landscape Architecture and Master in Urban Planning with Distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College.