The Green New Deal Superstudio open call ran from August 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. Participation was open to all design schools, professional practices, design and planning related organizations, and individuals.

Superstudio participants included:

  • 182 design studios at 93 universities in 39 states and 10 countries with 2,500+ students and 150+ faculty participating over the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters

  • More than 300 landscape architects and design professionals working in groups, in partnership with studios, or as individuals

Participants were encouraged to partner with firms, universities, local groups, and policymakers. Many of them collaborated with local partners and community based-organizations to ground their ideas in existing efforts and opportunities.

Note that not all participants submitted projects.

Interactive map of participating university studios

Participating Universities

Design studios at the following universities participated in the Green New Deal Superstudio during the fall 2020 and/or spring 2021 semester.

Academy of Art University

Alabama A & M University

American University of Beirut

Arizona State University (3 courses)

Auburn University

Autonomous University of Barcelona and City University of New York

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Israel

Birmingham City University, UK

Boston Architectural College (6 courses)

Cal Poly Pomona (5 courses)

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (3 courses)

California College of the Arts (2 courses)

Carnegie Mellon University (2 courses)

City College of New York (2 courses)


Colorado State University (2 courses)

Columbia University (4 courses)

Cornell University (2 courses)

Dr.M.G.R Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, India

Fordham University

Florida International University (8 courses)

Georgetown University

Georgia Institute of Technology (2 courses)

Harvard Graduate School of Design (7 courses)

Iowa State University (2 courses)

Kansas State University (multiple sections)

Kent State University

Kingston School of Art, UK

Louisiana State University

Louisiana Tech University

Michigan State University (3 courses)

North Carolina A&T State University

North Carolina State University

North Dakota State University

Orange Coast College

Pratt Institute (4 courses)

Pune University, Maharashtra, India

Portland State University

Rhode Island School of Design (2 courses)

Rice University

RMIT University, Australia

Rutgers University (2 courses)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (3 courses)

Texas A&M University

Texas Tech

The Ohio State University (multiple courses)

The Pennsylvania State University (2 courses)

The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria

The University of Texas at Arlington (3 courses)

The University of Texas at Austin (4 courses)

University of Arizona

University of Arkansas (3 courses)

University at Buffalo

University of California, Berkeley (4 courses)

University of California, Davis (1 course)

University of California, San Diego
(2 courses)

University of Cincinnati (4 courses)

University of Colorado Boulder
(2 courses)

University of Colorado Denver

University of Delaware

University of Hawaii at Manoa (2 courses)

University of Houston

University of Idaho

University of Kentucky (4 courses)

University of Maryland

University of Michigan (2 courses)

University of Minnesota

University of Mumbai

University of Nebraska Lincoln (3 courses)

University of New Mexico

University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

University of Oklahoma

University of Oregon (4 courses)

University of Pennsylvania (multiple courses)

University of Southern California (3 courses)

University of Toronto (3 courses)

University of Virginia

University of Washington (3 courses)

Utah State University

Washington State University (2 courses)

Washington University in St. Louis (7 courses)

Wentworth Institute of Technology

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Virginia University

Yale University

Participating Groups

Groups made up of professionals from the following firms and organizations participated in the Superstudio.

TKdesignlab, LLC

Urban EcoBlock

Urban Rain Design, Inc.

W Architecture and Landscape Architecture


Independently organized groups of students from:

  • Columbia University/Barnard College

  • Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville

  • USC Price School of Public Policy and USC Architecture

  • The University of Edinburgh

Independently organized group of 2019 LAF Olmsted Scholars

Participating Individuals

The following individual design practitioners, students, and faculty participated in the Superstudio in some capacity.

Rachelle Ain, Royer Architects

Earle Barnhart, Green Center, Inc.

Christina Bejarano, WRT

Jean Senechal Biggs, City of Beaverton Oregon

Clare Billett, William Penn Foundation

Joshua Budiongan, Detroit Collaborative Design Center

Marla Brown, University of Minnesota

Lisa Cato, Lisa Cato Land Architect

Jim Chaddick, James Chaddick & Associates

Duncan Chambers, UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Heide Clelland-Sauer, Breathing Landscape | Breathing Dialogues

Robert Colón

Alden Copley, Spitzer School of Architecture

Michelle Lee Delgado, Temple

Jhoanna J Farray, Florida International University

Bria Fast, University of Minnesota

Caroline Fitzpatrick, University of Oregon

Haley Fitzpatrick, Renzo Piano Building Workshop/Monviso Institute

Tessa Flanagan, Princeton University

Kyle Franta, University of Minnesota

Taurean Michael Gagnon

Lorena Garcia, Puente Alameda Landscape Architecture Research

Lucy Gachogu, Women in Real Estate

Giuliana Vaccarino Gearty, Spitzer School of Architecture, CCNY

Hannah Cecilia Gomez

Emma Goode, nv5

June Grant, blink!LAB architecture

Jessie He Hong, RELM

Irina Hotkevica, Self employed

Cynthia Hron

Nancy A. Jones, MLA Candidate, Ball State University

Alexander Klosterkemper, ppaXk LLC

Rebecca Krinke, University of Minnesota

Karen Kubey, Pratt Institute

Oliva Kusio, Princeton University

Valerie Lechene, Design Justice Network

Rafi Lehmann, Freelance

Emma Lesser, UC Berkeley

Karen Lomas, Atlas

Rainie Madsen, Kansas State University

Adrian Marti, Self employed

Cali Martinez, College of the Atlantic

Alexis S Medrano-Ross, The University of Texas at Austin

Reva Meeks

Jamile Mesquita, Achave

Danny Mitchell, Mitchell Associates LLC

Ned Moore, McHale Landscape Design

Aishwarya Mukund, Pratt Institute

Jake Narisco-Stevens, Climastry

Minh Nguyen, University of Minnesota

Elisa Ngan, Harvard

Laura Nova, Bloomfield College

Galen Pardee, The Ohio State University

Frank Pendrell, CoCal Landscapes

Oliver Penny, Self employed

Jonathan Pierre, Regional Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development of the Outaouais

Nishchal Pujari, student

Natradee Quek, Restoration Design Group

Parisutha Rajan, ECOTONE

Kumareswari Rajendran, Dcube Architects

Eduardo Remes, CUNY

Barbara Z. Restaino, Restaino Design Landscape Architecture

Vaughn Rinner, VRLA

Lindsay Rule, PORT

Nina Safavi, UVM Spatial Analysis Lab

Darren Sandeno, Parametrix

Mary L. Sanders, Hartford Greens

Andrew Sargeant, LayerCake

Katharine Schassler, Princeton University

Erin Schregardus, University of Minnesota

Justin Sherrill, Common Language Studios

Raphaele Shirley, La Paix Management LLC

Carissa Shoemaker, Iowa State University

Skyler Smith, Design Workshop/Sunrise Movement

Emily Soderberg, University of Michigan

Miriam Solis, University of Texas - Austin

Karl-Jon Sparrman, University of Virginia

Efthymia Stamatopoulou, Urban Scape Studio

John Steigerwald, Environmental Design Workshop

Brett Stolpestad, University of Minnesota

Stella Tarnay, Capital Nature - Biophilic Practice Group

Jake Tiernan, Penn State

Tatiana Medeiros Veloso, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

Aanchal Vidyasagar, WorldWide Social

Robert J. Wenman, self-employed

Veronica Westendorf, WestenDesign Landscape Architecture

Taryn Wiens, University of Virginia

Michelle Delgado-Wallace, Temple University

Sadie Walters, Site Collaborative

Marcus Wilford

Will Wright, AIA Los Angeles

Alexandra Zahn, OLIN

Jennifer Zell, MIG