is the principal and founder of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, a Boston-based strategic design and planning practice. Stoss has distinguished itself internationally for a hybridized approach to public works projects rooted in infrastructure, functionality and ecology. The firm has been a finalist or winner in several international design competitions, including the Erie Street Plaza in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the Lower Don Lands in Toronto, Ontario; and the Safe Zone garden installation at Grand-Metis, Quebec. Recently Stoss was one of two finalists in the landscape design category of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Awards, and one of the 2008 Emerging Voices of the Architectural League of New York. Its Lower Don Lands proposal received a planning award from EDRA/Places/Metropolis. A monograph of the firm's work has just been published by C3 Publishers. Current work includes public waterfronts, brownfield reclamations, interim landscapes, and large-scale infrastructures and open spaces in the United States, Canada, Asia and the Middle East.
Reed is a Design Critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. He is a registered landscape architect.
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