Samantha Solano, USA
Samantha Solano is a landscape enthusiast and an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. There, she teaches courses in advanced digital media, landscape architecture theory, mapping and design studios. Her current research focuses on design justice, urbanization, and landscape transformations throughout the North American desert territories. Samantha aims to empower agency for landscape architects practicing in arid regions – providing valuable, actionable strategies equipped to adapt to the sensitive desert ecologies that are in jeopardy due to rapid urbanization and climate change. Samantha received her BLA from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her post-professional degree in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.