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Nordfors, Adam

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Principal – Landscape Architecture and Design
P.L.A., O.A.L.A., C.S.L.A.

Joined LGL in 2019

Degrees & Diplomas

M.L.A.: University of Toronto 2013
B.Sc.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
  • Pedestrian focussed urban design
  • Low impact development
  • Ecological stormwater management
  • Passive solar strategies
  • Tail and outdoor recreation design
  • Environmental rehab and restoration
  • Biotechnical construction
  • River, creek, and riparian zone rehabilitation and construction
  • Biodiversity planning and design
  • Land art and folklore
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Sustainable land use planning
  • Forest agriculture
  • Multi-species grazing planning and design
  • Prescriptive cover cropping
  • Community food production
  • Diverse habitat and ecological assemblies
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation

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Adam Nordfors 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. Adam has also taught sustainable, regenerative, and organic farming practices and continues to consult on such systems throughout North America. 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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