Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture, Temple University
Kim Douglas received a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation she joined Olin Partnership, an international design firm, where she worked as a designer before joining Philadelphia University in 2009. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, a program that promotes sustainable urban planning and design. The 4-year Landscape Architecture Program is committed to providing leadership and collaborative efforts in confronting issues that affect urban neighborhoods and ecological systems.
Kim is a licensed landscape architect and founding principal of STUDIO GAEA, an award winning landscape architectural firm specializing in projects that combine a strong design aesthetic with sustainable design solutions and are community driven. It is her belief that each project must be considered for its natural systems as well as its social, historic and economic frameworks. This provides a strong base from which to work and provides the context and clarity needed to conceive memorable places
She continues to refine her practice and to share her experience in the field of Landscape Architecture by her involvement in many teaching and volunteer organizations. She works with the Community Design Collaborative and is an Associate with the Environmental Leadership Program which promotes and encourages new leaders in the environmental field.