Amy Whitesides

Design Director, STOSS, Boston, MA
Lecture Title: Climate Ready: Urban Landscapes and the Transformation of Boston’s Waterfront
March 5, 2020

Amy is a Studio Director at Stoss where she brings her background in landscape architecture, ecology and biology to a wide range of projects. She has led numerous award-winning projects including the Trinity River Waterfront in Dallas as well as waterfront design and planning efforts focused on resilient public open space in Boston, including, Climate Ready East Boston and Charlestown, Moakley Park and Master Planning and Design efforts for high-profile developer-lead efforts along the harbor.

Amy’s work is sensitive to context and larger ecological systems while advocating for greater diversity and equity in the types of social spaces and open-space experiences available in the City. Amy is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Design where she obtained a Master of Landscape Architecture. She currently serves as a design critic at Harvard GSD and previously taught landscape history and studio courses at Northeastern University and University of Toronto.