Linda Pollak

Linda Pollak is a principal in the New York firm of MPArchitects. Her current
work includes a Community Center for the Jacob Riis Houses in lower
Manhattan and an urban wetlands park and outdoor classroom in Staten
Island that received a 2000 Honor Award in Architecture from the AIA NY. She
is currently a fellow of the Design Trust for Public Space and the New York
Foundation for the Arts. The firm’s work is featured in On the Nature of Things
Contemporary American Landscape Architecture, by Gavin Keeney (01/2001) and
has been widely published in such journals as Casabella, Competitions, Daidalos,
Harvard Design Magazine, House and Garden, the New York Times, and Journal of
Architectural Education. Pollak is co-author of Inside Outside: between architecture
and landscape. She has received grants from the NEA, the Graham Foundation,
and the Milton Fund of Harvard University for her research on relationships
between architecture, landscape, and city, that has appeared in journals such
as Daidalos, Lotus International, Public Art Issues, and Appendx.