Chris Reed is Founding Director of Stoss. He is recognized internationally as a leading voice in the transformation of landscapes and cities, and he works alternately as a researcher, strategist, teacher, designer, and advisor. Chris is particularly interested in the relationships between ecology and landscape and infrastructure, social spaces, and cities. His work collectively includes urban revitalization initiatives, climate resilience efforts, adaptations of former industrial sites, vibrant public spaces that cultivate a diversity of social uses, and numerous landscape installations. He has overseen riverfront work in Green Bay, Wisconson, Little Rock, Arkansas, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Louisville, Cape Cod, Dallas, and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris is a recipient of the 2012 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the 2017 Mercedes T. Bass Landscape Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome.
Founding Director, Stoss Landscape Urbanism