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Andrew Fox, FASLA, PLA

Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and University Faculty Scholar, Co-Director Coastal Dynamics Design Lab

FASLA, PLA, Univ. Faculty Scholar


Andrew is a Professor, University Faculty Scholar, Center for Geospatial Analytics Faculty Fellow, and Community Engaged Faculty Fellow. He is also a licensed landscape architect and a founding co-director of the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab (CDDL), an interdisciplinary research and design initiative that addresses critical ecological and community development challenges in coastal regions. Professor Fox specializes in the development and management of high-performing public landscapes, with expertise in natural infrastructure, resiliency planning, community design, and land/water conservation assessment. The programs and projects developed by Professor Fox have been published and presented domestically and internationally.

Andrew’s research and teaching portfolio includes more than $1M in project funding as either PI or Co-PI. His work has received more than 50 awards across the realms of teaching, research, design, and engagement. Recognition for his recent projects include but are not limited to a 2018 National ASLA Honor Award for Communications, North Carolina Chapter of ASLA (NCASLA) Awards of Excellence in Analysis & Planning (2019/2018/2015), Honor Awards for Research (2019/2018/2013), and Award of Excellence in Communications (2018). Notable personal honors include election as a 2019 Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects, recipient of the 2016 Award of Teaching Excellence from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) and the 2018 Virginia Design Medal, selection as a Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) 2016 Case Study Research Fellow, the NCASLA President’s Council Award (2018), and induction into NC State University’s Academy of Outstanding Teachers (2014) and Academy of Outstanding Faculty engaged in Extension (2012).



Master of Landscape Architecture Louisiana State University 2001

Bachelor of General Studies University of Michigan 1995

Area(s) of Expertise

Community Resilience Planning and Design, Hazard Recovery and Mitigation, Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID), High-Performance Landscapes, Urban Design, and Public Spaces

Research Publications

  • Fox, Andrew and David Hill (2018) Decimated by Hurricanes, Rural America Needs Our Help, The New York Times, online and print (Sunday Edition, p. 10, Oct. 14).
  • Fox, Andrew, Kofi Boone, Virginia Fall, and Lindsey Naylor, L. (2018) “Troubled Waters: A Flood-Ravaged Town in Danger of Losing Its Nationally Significant History.” Landslide® 2018: Grounds for Democracy, The Cultural Landscape Foundation: Washington, DC.
  • Walters, Adam and Andrew Fox (2018) “Supporting Informed Coastal Landscapes: An Assessment of Preferences in Carolina Tidal Creek Communities.” Landscape Research Record No. 7: 200-210.
  • Fox, Andrew, Sadie Walters, and Peggy Huang. (2018) “North Carolina Museum of Art.” Landscape Performance Series: Case Study Briefs. Washington, DC: Landscape Architecture Foundation. Online.
  • Fox, Andrew, Sadie Walters, and Peggy Huang. (2018) “North Carolina Botanical Garden.” Landscape Performance Series: Case Study Briefs. Washington, DC: Landscape Architecture Foundation. Online.
  • Fox, Andrew and David Hill. (2017) “Reimagining Community Resilience: The Coastal Dynamics Design Lab.” Carolina Planning Journal, Volume 42: 110-117.
  • Winterbottom, Daniel, Julie Stevens, and Andrew Fox. (2016) “Design-Build on the Frontlines: Most Important Questions.” In Bridging the Gap: Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference, pgs. 227-231. European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools, Rapperswil: Switzerland.
  • Queen, Sara, David Hill, and Andrew Fox. (2016) “Filling the Voids: A Framework for Addressing Patterns of Urban Vacancy.” Proceedings of the ACSA Fall Conference: Between the Autonomous and Contingent Object, Syracuse: NY.
  • Fox, Andrew and David Hill. (2014) “Adaptive Infrastructures: Developing Multidisciplinary Courses to Design Resilient Coastal Communities.” Proceedings of the CELA Annual Convention, Baltimore: MD.
  • Fox, Andrew, Sadie Walters, and Peggy Huang. (2016) “Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden.” Landscape Performance Series: Case Study Briefs. Washington, DC: Landscape Architecture Foundation. Online.
  • Fox, Andrew and Jim Cooper. (2015) “Suburban Street Stormwater Retrofitting: An Introduction for Improving Residential Rights-of-Way.” American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Landscape Technical Information Series (LATIS), ASLA: Washington, DC.
  • Cizek, Adrienne and Andrew Fox. (2015) “Stormwater Nature Pockets: A case for using green infrastructure to create engaging childhood spaces.” Journal of Green Building 10(3): 14-27.
  • Fox, Andrew. (2013) “Grounds for Change: Maximizing the Potential of Campus Landscapes through Strategic Partnerships and Community Design.” The International Journal of the Constructed Environment 3(2): 199-217.*
  • Fox, Andrew. (2008) “Integrated Designs Enrich Public Landscapes,” Stormwater: The Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals. Online.