Design-Build | Stormwater Management | Land Conservation & Open Space | Ecology & Restoration | Historic Preservation
Emily Greenwood is an Instructor in the Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder, specializing in landscape architecture, urban planning, ecological design, and contextually responsive product design. She is a member of the Environmental Design Honors Council and the 2018 recipient of the Designers Without Boundaries Outstanding Faculty Award. Emily is a member of the leadership team for the Historic Preservation Professional Practice Network of ASLA.
Emily’s professional work focuses on the design of sustainable native landscapes, design-build projects, wetland design, ecological restoration, trail and trailhead design, the design of playgrounds and learning landscapes, and meaningful residential landscape designs. Emily has worked in open space where she balanced the preservation of open space and the increasing needs for recreation on open land. Her research includes published works on how learning landscapes can increase physical activity for children in underserved communities.
Emily holds a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Colorado Denver, a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Paralegal Certificate with a focus in environmental law from the Colorado State University. Emily is also an avid rock climber, mountaineer, mountain biker and trail runner.