Gena Wirth is a designer, urban planner, and horticulturalist. She pulls from her interdisciplinary training to create ecologically rich and culturally relevant landscapes from the infrastructural scale to the site level. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Urban Planning from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Gena serves as a project manager and lead designer for office projects that bridge research and practice, such as the Columbia University Medical and Graduate Education Building Landscape, Town Branch Commons in Lexington, KY, Academy, Petrochemical America(Aperture Foundation, 2012), and the Museum of Modern Art exhibition Oyster-tecture. Further, Gena is an integral part of the project team which is working with the EDC to find sustainable solutions to help prevent the next super storm from damaging New York. She has taught landscape at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and Harvard GSD Career Discovery. Her independent research includes a study of the hydro-infrastructure of the Colorado River Basin as a recipient of the Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship in 2009.