Gena translates research into practice, layering ecological and cultural vision into design work across the firm.

Gena Wirth

Design Principal

Gena is a Registered Landscape Architect and the Design Principal at SCAPE. Trained in landscape architecture, urban planning and horticulture, Gena draws from her interdisciplinary training to create ecologically rich and culturally relevant landscapes from the infrastructural scale to the site level. Gena leads the design on several significant projects in the office.

Gena was on the original Oyster-tecture team and was the Project Manager for SCAPE’s involvement in SIRR, studying large-scale harbor-wide strategies for coastal protection, and the winning Rebuild by Design proposal, Living Breakwaters. Gena is also the project manager for Public Sediment for the Resilient by Design Challenge in the Bay Area.

Gena holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Urban Planning with Distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Delaware.


Landscape Architect: New York