Paula Horrigan is dedicated to examining and fostering the theory and practice of place-based design through her teaching, research and outreach efforts. As Faculty Chair of the Cornell Faculty-Fellow-in-Service Governance Board, she has advocated for courses and public scholarship integrating action-research, academic service-learning and community-based research. Recognized as a 2003 Kaplan Fellow, Professor Horrigan acts to resituate design learning into real community contexts through her Participatory Community Design Studio.
Daniel Krall is a landscape architect and leading historian of the American landscape. His research in recent years has focused on the role of women in Landscape Architecture. He has carried out extensive research on Ellen Shipman and Elizabeth Leonard Strang, and is currently completing the history of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cornell University. A Fellow of the ASLA, his practice focuses award-winning pro bono community design work for Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, Historic Ithaca, and other local non-profit organizations. His teaching addresses design issues for underserved communities, as well as memorials, hospice gardens, and historic landscapes.
Fellow of ASLA, is a landscape architect and urban designer jointly affiliated with the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell (DCRP.) Author of Finding Lost Space, his continuing work with urban design theory has moved into the realm of computer visualization. Through National Endowment for the Arts and Graham Foundation grants, he has recently published the award-winning and delightful CD, Layers of Rome, to explore interactive models of urban design and growth over time. His current project is the Layers of Panama, for which he has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar.