Pamela Conrad

Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

Design Critic in Landscape Architecture

Pamela Conrad, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP, is an internationally recognized landscape architect, 2023 Loeb Fellow at Harvard, and Architecture 2030 Senior Fellow. Her passion for the environment is deeply rooted – from growing up on a farm in Missouri to degrees in Plant Science and regenerative landscape architecture. Conrad’s 20-year career most recently as a Principal at CMG Landscape Architecture has focused on implementing nature-based solutions in the built environment from large-scale habitat restoration to a decade of adaptation projects in San Francisco, California. 
Pamela’s influential research on carbon sparked by the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership is elevating landscape architecture’s role in climate change and informs her work as the Founder of Climate Positive Design. She focuses on finding solutions to the climate crisis and planning for a resilient future as ASLA’s Climate Action Plan Chair and IFLA’s Climate Action Committee Vice-Chair. Conrad has been featured in Forbes, TIME Magazine for Kids, the recent book “Build Beyond Zero”, and on stage at COP27. She has received numerous awards including the Metropolis Planet Positive Award, ASLA’s Award of Honor, and SF Business Times Women of Influence Award.