Susannah Drake, the principal of the multidisciplinary design firm dlandstudio that includes landscape architects, urban designers, sculptors, scientists, and architects, will deliver a lecture as part of IIT Architecture Chicago's Dean's Lecture Series. 


Biography of Speaker/Presenter: 

Susannah C. Drake

Susannah C. Drake is the principal of dlandstudio pllc, an award winning multidisciplinary design firm. dlandstudio’s recent public projects include "A New Urban Ground" designed in collaboration with Architectural Research Office for the Museum of Modern Art’s Rising Currents Exhibit, the Gowanus Canal Sponge Park, a public open-space system designed to absorb and remediate urban storm water, the Brooklyn Bridge Pop-up Park, a temporary waterfront open space that attracted almost two hundred thousand visitors over six weeks of operation in 2008, the Raising Malawi Academy for Girls in Lilongwe Africa, and the security for the New York City Police Department headquarters in lower Manhattan.