Claire Agre

Claire Agre is Project Director and a Senior Landscape Architect at West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture in New York. Claire’s decade of project experience includes design of all phases of work at Governors Island Park and Public Spaces in New York Harbor, the first 30 acres of which opened in 2014. Claire’s work at West 8 ranges in scale and duration from the 3-acre Miami Beach Soundscape, completed in 2011, to the ongoing 40-year, thousand-acre Master Plan for Longwood Gardens. Claire is currently leading an interdisciplinary design competition that seeks visionary solutions for living in the disappearing coastal marshlands of Louisiana. She holds degrees in Environmental Science and Political Science from Duke University, and received her Masters of Landscape Architecture at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. Claire has lectured nationally, including seminars at University of Toronto and Rhode Island School of Design.