Rosetta S. Elkin is a landscape architect based in the Netherlands. RSE-Landscape was founded in 2007, and operates internationally as a design consultancy focused on urbanism and landscape. Current projects include: First Prize winning entry in the Kaohsiung Port Urban Design Competition, Taiwan (de Architekten Cie.), The Oases Project, Libya (Office for Metropolitan Architecture), and an installation at the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Metis, Quebec.
Rosetta’s work has a strong focus on research, using vegetative and ecological solutions to solve complex urban and rural issues. This research is funded in part by the Fonds BKVB and has been published in Conditions Magazine (NOR) and International New Landscape (PRC). Her work has also been featured in Garten+Landscaft, Landscape World and Lotus Magazine.Rosetta was formerly the senior designer and project manager at Inside Outside/Petra Blaisse, leading projects including CCTV/TVCC, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Riga Port City, IIT Post-Occupancy and RAK gateway. Rosetta teaches a Graduate studio at the Academie Bouwkunst and Undergraduate studios at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam.
Rosetta completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors at Concordia University, Montreal. She earned her MLA at University of Toronto, receiving several awards including the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and the Heather M. Reisman medal for outstanding thesis, the first time this honor was awarded to a landscape project.