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Jennifer Cooper-Sabo

Jennifer leads the landscape architecture team in our San Francisco office. She is a licensed landscape architect with over 15 years experience. Her work combines an interest in infrastructural scale landscapes with research and practice. She seeks to reinterpret brownfield sites in a way that is artful and shapes a new cultural understanding of contaminated sites.
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Nov 09, 2017

When (Still) in Drought

One year ago, in response to California’s historic drought, Perkins+Will took action. Tearing out half of the lawn in front of our San Francisco studio, we launched an experiment in drought-tolerant plantings. What we've learned can help inform the landscape of other drought-prone regions. Read More +

Apr 21, 2017

When in Drought: A Front Lawn Experiment

Live your values and tear up your front lawn. For one landscape architect, these two ideas came together in an experiment seeking to understand how drought-tolerant plantings can help cut down on water that would otherwise be wasted on keeping traditional sod verdant. Read More +

Nov 23, 2015

Artful Brownfields: Transparency through Creativity

Depending on the scale of the problem, the process of turning a brownfield into a resource doesn't need to involve years-long decontamination. With additional health and community benefits, phytoremediation seems to make a lot more sense to a lot more people. Read More +