Kate Orff Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Oct 11, 2017

Creativity, potential, and a promise for future accomplishments are the three criteria for selection for the MacArthur Fellowship. The Fellows are meant to touch on social challenges and bring exceptional innovation and experimentation to inspire diverse people and places.

Kate Orff has joined the MacArthur Fellowship Program – Class of 2017, the first Landscape Architect in the Foundation’s 36 year history to be honored with the award. She brings fresh ideas towards new forms of public space, reviving hidden ecological systems and encouraging urban residents to become active stewards in their environment.

For all interested press, please contact Jaime at [email protected] for a review copy of Kate Orff’s book, Toward an Urban Ecology.

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