WORKING LANDSCAPES  was founded by Forbes Lipschitz in 2013. Forbes Lipschitz is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University.  She teaches both studio and seminar courses in landscape planning, geographic information systems, and representation and is a faculty affiliate with the Initiative in Food and AgriCultural Transformation. Her current research explores the role of geospatial analysis and representation in rethinking working landscapes, with a particular interest in North American agricultural territories.

She has been awarded teaching and research grants from the LSU Office of Research and Development, the Coastal Sustainability Studio, and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts. Her professional experience in landscape architecture has spanned a range of public, private, and infrastructural work, including a multi-year installation at Les Jardins de Metis. She received her master’s degree in landscape architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, she graduated cum laude with a BA in environmental aesthetics from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

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