Signe's talk given on October 15 at the Courageous by Design Symposium in New York City is now live. Click through to hear more regarding the role of local, state, and federal agencies in the permitting process and how those impact/frame a project.
This talk was part of a three day conference that featured leading landscape architects and allied professionals who are inventing and deploying new tools, techniques, and technologies to meet the challenges of the current climate crisis in New York City and beyond.
In Episode 3 of "The Sweet Flypaper" podcast, Marquise Stillwell re-connects with Signe Nielsen, who has spent her career thinking about design and architecture as a means of telling stories and improving lives and the environment, and continually dedicates her work and practice building spaces that positively impact the environment and people who inhabit them.
This conversation series responds to a growing need to reexamine how design powers the world and our lives, and its potential to thoughtfully – and poetically – influence societal change. Please click through to listen.
Reinventing an Audubon Sanctuary by Using a Native Tapestry is a virtual half day workshop scheduled for December 9 that will explore this question and more as it applies to the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center. Speakers include MNLA Principal Molly Bourne, Matt Gettinger, co-owner and President of Long Island Natives and Country Gardens Nursery, and Dr. Tamson Yeh, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Suffolk County. CEU's are available. Please click through for registration information.
Two MNLA projects are recipients of the 2021 ULI NY Awards for Excellence in Development. The Urban Land Institute’s prestigious awards program honors best-in-class development in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors that reflect responsible land use practice and creation of sustainable, thriving communities.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation-David Rockefeller River Campus at The Rockefeller University was awarded Excellence in Institutional Development. MNLA designed 1.4 acres of new open space that, for the first time, engages and celebrates the riverfront location of the campus and affords a place of respite.
Industry City was awarded Excellence in Repositioning and Development. MNLA designed the open-to-the-public Courtyard 3/4, which successfully captures the scale of, and views within, a post-industrial space.