dwg. Meet & Greet

Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017 , All Day
Location: Goldsmith Hall
dwg. firm talk - Tuesday, January 31 - 11am - GOL 2.308

Please join dwg. president and founder, Daniel Woodroffe, and strategic development lead, Mindy Cooper, for a presentation on the firm's work, culture, and hiring practices on Tuesday, January 31 at 11:00am. The event will be held in Goldsmith Hall 2.308 (Dean's Conference Room).

From www.studiodwg.com: "dwg. is an award-winning landscape architecture firm recognized nationally and internationally for forward thinking concepts, meaningful relationships and multi-faceted design expertise. With a focus on the urban architectural landscape, we fuse urban design principles with architectural form and the natural environment by creating innovative solutions that foster authenticity and reveal the distinctive culture of each project.  Our designs are environmentally responsive, tactile, modern and artfully composed. We seek out clients and projects that offer unique design opportunities and present challenges that promote creativity. We are leaders in sustainable design, where landscape architecture becomes an integral facet of a project's infrastructure. The results of our design process reflect a strong sense of place shaped by the culmination of environment and social expression. dwg. has the leadership, experience and expertise to provide innovative and distinct design solutions for the urban architectural landscape."


Daniel Woodroffe"As president and founder of dwg., Daniel has practiced Landscape Architecture in America for close to two decades. With a British pedigree and training he has amassed a wealth of urban design, green infrastructure, hospitality, urban parks and complex on-structure architectural commissions. In his role as Creative Director he has overseen a multitude of award-winning national and international projects. Daniel is passionate about design excellence, collaboration and public service. He is an urban open-space advocate and is currently the Austin Parks Foundation board past-president and co-chair of the Republic Square Capital Campaign. He is a former board member of the Downtown Austin Alliance, and former chair of the Congress Avenue WOW Committee. He has served as the vice-chair of the Waterfront Planning Advisory Board. Daniel was honored with the Austin Under 40 Award in the Architecture, Engineering and Design category in 2013. This award recognizes emerging Austinites for excellence in professional practice and a commitment to community service. He also received the ASLA Texas Chapter Community Service Award in 2014. This award honors ASLA members that have contributed unselfishly of their professional abilities in public service to the local community."

Mindy Cooper: "Born and raised in the rolling farmlands of Pennsylvania, Mindy learned to respect the land and its resources early in life. This environmental interest coupled with her admiration for art and design led her to a career in landscape architecture. Mindy is committed to building a vibrant, resilient urban community and is excited to be a part of an organization with similar focus. Her ability to manage a wide range of tasks has exposed her to a variety of professional experiences from city permitting to highly technical roof gardens. As a member of the leadership team at dwg., she is responsible for guiding the strategic development of the firm and ensuring that the firm’s vision is the backbone of its decision making. In addition to her professional roles, Mindy has been an active participant in the local Austin community. She most recently served with the Sustainable Food Policy Board, where worked with stakeholders to develop a newly adopted Urban Farm Ordinance. "