Alison Duncan Portrait

Alison Duncan, RLA

Senior Landscape Architect

Alison has over 20 years of professional design experience, cultivated at all scales and typologies within the field. The dynamic intersections created between art, ecology, hydrology, and community are guiding principles for Alison’s work.  Since 2000, Alison's extensive design and project management experience has been focused within the public realm, and she has collaborated with large teams on complex projects such as one of NYC’s largest infrastructure projects, the award-winning Croton Water Treatment Plant. Recent projects include The Special Flushing Waterfront District, Parcel 4, the first phase of the North Cove Waterfront, and Andrew Haswell Green Park, Phase 2B.
 
Alison won the Williamsburg Waterfront Competition in 2006 and was awarded the ASLA-NY Merit Award for the Best Unbuilt Project in 2010. Over the past 10 years, Alison has served as an ASLA-NY board member as well as an advisor for NYC's Urban Assembly School for Green Careers Advisory Board. She is currently Vice President of the Fine Arts Federation of New York and she is a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York.

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, 2000

 

Bachelor of Arts, Urban Studies & Psychology, Brown University, 1994

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation - Two Semester Architecture Program, Columbia University, 1992