Brian R. Davis

Assistant Professor
Landscape Architecture, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

456 Kennedy Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (347) 633-6530

Brian R. Davis

Assistant Professor
Landscape Architecture, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Fluvio-urban morphology; landscape infrastructure; green infrastructure; public space, 3D dynamic representation and modeling, cultural and ecological potential of environmental remediation and reindustrialization along urban rivers; experimental design research

Current Research Interest
Landscape prototyping; coupling human and ecological health in cities; indulstrialized rivers in the Americas; sediment management as a means to landscape adaptation; flooding infrastructure; effect of public space design on water quality in urban rivers

Distinction
Atkinson Center Fellow
National American Society of Landscape Archtiects Award
Brazilian Association of Landscape Architects Keynote Speaker

Selected Publications
Davis, Brian R. “Public Sediment,” in Toward an Urban Ecology, edited by Kate Orff. New York City: Monacelli Press, 2016. 

Davis, Brian, Rob Holmes, and Brett Milligan. “Isthmus: On the Panama Canal Expansion.” Places Journal (2015).

Cornell Research Website Article
Public Landscapes and the Environment