Amy Whitesides

Amy is the Director of Resilience and Research in the Boston office of Stoss Landscape Urbanism where she brings a background in landscape, ecology and biology - as well as interests in food and landscapes for swimming and surfing - to a wide range of projects and efforts. She has directed numerous award-winning projects that focus on environmental sustainability and resilience, including Vision Galveston, Climate Ready East Boston, Charlestown and Downtown Boston. She is currently overseeing multiple waterfront design projects including a major renovation to Moakley Park - Boston’s most significant open space investment since Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace. Amy is a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Design where she obtained her Masters in Landscape Architecture and University of California Santa Cruz. She currently serves as a design critic at Harvard GSD where her passion for coastal landscapes and food is currently being explored through studios reimagining the cranberry bogs in Southern Massachusetts.