Areas of Interest: Creative and Performing Arts
Keywords: landscape architecture coastal communities coastal resilience inter-epistemic knowledge architecture
Lisa MacKenzie is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh in the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) and a practicing Landscape Architect. Lisa conducts her work to forge meaningful relationships between Research, Teaching and Practice, using each method of knowledge formation to draw influence from and feedback to the other. Lisa believes that landscape architecture’s authority exists in its force as a mediatory genre. In all forms of practice in which she is engaged, Lisa is motivated to seek out inter-epistemic knowledge and translate findings into outputs that are useful, useable and command impact on the ground. Lisa currently holds an RSE Networking Award for a project working with Coastal Resilience and Coastal Communities in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland. Lisa is interested in forging meaningful socio-ecological futures for all kinds of landscapes, whether they be large or small, urban or rural.
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She designs and delivers interactive and visual ‘big picture thinking’ sessions for senior officials. These sessions focus on addressing key policy challenges, teasing out their interdependencies, and situating them in their global context.