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Victor Stanley: LA Q&A: Michelle Delk


Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm EDT
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm EDT


Start: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm EDT
End: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm EDT

University of Illinois Landscape Architecture Student, Adele Isyanamanova in conversation with Michelle Delk, Partner and Discipline Director for Snøhetta’s New York City office. Michelle selected Adele’s application for the premiere of our virtual student program, LA Q&A. The program is designed with the hope of helping students connect with landscape architecture leaders in a time when COVID-19 is restricting their opportunity to network in person at industry events.

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Michelle Delk –Partner and Landscape Architect – Snøhetta

Based in New York City, Michelle is a passionate champion and designer of the urban public realm. As a Partner and Landscape Architect with Snøhetta, her work is representative of a simple foundational premise shared with the firm: to create places that enhance relationships between people and their environments. Aspirational and pragmatic, her work reveals and complements the embedded beauty and rational functionality within the built environment. Michelle’s enthusiasm is reflected in her commitment to design and leadership within her firm and community. She is an active board member for the Urban Design Forum in New York City, a member of The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s Stewardship Council, and lectures throughout the world. Currently, she leads several efforts with Snøhetta, including the design of the Willamette Falls Riverwalk in Oregon; a re-imagining of the 300+ acre Ford R&E Campus in Dearborn, Michigan; and the renovation of the 550 Madison POP space in midtown Manhattan.
Adele Isyanamanova – Student – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adele Isyanamanova is a second-year master’s student in Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Cultural Studies at St.Petersburg University in St.Petersburg, Russia. During the undergraduate education, Adele conducted research on urban history and art in the city of St.Petersburg, which led her to develop an interest for urbanism and landscape architecture. She is passionate about observing the relationships of humans with their environment and learning about the ways green spaces can promote public health. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Adele is hoping to combine landscape architecture practice and research to design beautiful, healthy, and just urban environments.

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