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Nordfors, Adam

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Senior Landscape & Environmental Designer

Joined LGL in 2019

Degrees & Diplomas

M.L.A.: University of Toronto 2013
B.S.L.A.: Arizona State University 2009
Journeyman Farmer: Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association 1997

Professional Interests

  • Landscape architecture
  • Rural and wilderness design interventions
  • Urban design
  • Environmental rehab and restoration
  • Biotechnical construction
  • Land art and folklore
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Forest agriculture
  • Community food production
  • Diverse habitat and ecological assemblies
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Ecological stormwater management

Capsule Resume

Adam Nordfors has over 11 years experience in the field of landscape architecture and urban design, and over 20 years experience with sustainable agriculture and land use planning. Adam has extensive design and arts training, as well as a deep understanding of soils, ecology, and food systems, and has been part of a wide variety of award-winning projects throughout the United States and Canada with several of his recent projects concerning biotechnical construction, environmental restoration, and urban design published.

Adam has taught architecture and landscape architecture design studios and construction courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and lectures on sustainable cities, design technology, and energy in the landscape. He believes strongly in the necessary evolution of built forms towards symbiosis with the natural systems supporting them, and brings his creative thinking, spatial problem solving, and tested construction knowledge to the LGL team.

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