Introducing Spring 2020 Visiting Faculty

January 27, 2020
Join us in welcoming these scholars and practitioners to UTSOA, where each of them will be teaching an advanced design studio this semester.
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Gina Ford, Dr. Nancy Panak Kwallek Endowed Chair in Design and Planning
Gina Ford is a landscape architect, co-founder and principal of Agency Landscape + Planning. Underpinning her two decades of practice are a commitment to the design and planning of public places and the perpetuation of the value of landscape architecture via thought leadership, teaching, writing, and lecturing. Her work has received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association, and the American Institute of Architects, among others. Her service includes roles on the board of directors for the Cultural Landscape Foundation and the City Parks Alliance. Gina is the recipient of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship and the Wellesley College’s Shaw Fellowship.

Edward Ford, Eugene McDermott Centennial Visiting Professor
Edward Ford is the author of the two volumes of The Details of Modern Architecture, as well as The Architectural Detail. He has taught at Washington University, the University of Virginia, Princeton, Columbia, and has served as the Thomas Jefferson Visiting Fellow at Downing College at the University of Cambridge, and the Pietro Belluschi Visiting Professor at the University of Oregon. He has been an Artist in Residence at Grand Canyon, Great Basin and Petrified Forest National Parks, the Cape Cod National Seashore, and was a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony in 2014 and 2018. He has lectured at over 30 universities and institutions around the world, and his work has been supported by grants from the Graham Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Ryan and Stephanie Lemmo, Principals and Co-Founders of LA-N-D
Ryan and Stephanie Lemmo are the Principals and Co-Founders of Lemmo Architecture and Design (LA-N-D) an award-winning architecture and design office based in Austin, Texas.

Ryan Lemmo, AIA
Ryan Lemmo received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. Before founding LA-N-D, Ryan was an Associate at Maryann Thompson Architects in Cambridge Massachusetts. Ryan has served as an invited design critic at Northeastern University, Harvard University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and the University of Texas at Austin. Ryan is a licensed architect in Texas, New York, and Massachusetts.  

Stephanie Lemmo, Assoc. AIA
Stephanie Lemmo also received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. Originally born in Puebla, Mexico, Stephanie has strong roots with her Hispanic heritage and multicultural background. With over ten years of professional experience, she has extensive experience with institutional clients having worked for prestigious firms including Kyu Sung Woo Architects, Ann Beha Architects, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Stephanie brings a unique perspective to all the projects she works on with her interest in both architecture and landscape design. Stephanie is also currently on the TxA Equity Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, Austin's Women in Architecture committee, and Austin's art in public places panel.