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Andrew Fox, FASLA, PLA

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

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Affiliated Faculty, NCSU College of Natural Resources + Center for Geospatial Analytics

Faculty Affiliate, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center

110 Kamphoefner Hall

Bio

Andrew “Andy” Fox is a Professor, University Faculty Scholar, and NC State University Community Engaged Faculty Fellow. He is also a licensed landscape architect, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and a co-founding director of the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab (est. 2013), an interdisciplinary research and design initiative that addresses critical ecological and community development challenges in coastal regions and shoreline communities. Additionally, Professor Fox founded the NC State Landscape Architecture Design+Build Program, which he directed from its inception in 2010 until 2017.

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, including venues such as Landscape Architecture Magazine, The New York Times, CNN, Curbed, Architect’s Newspaper, Journal of Green Building, Sustainabilty, TCLF Landslide, LAF Landscape Performance Series, ASLA Landscape Architecture Techinical Information Series (LATIS), Cooper Hewitt Design Journal, Parks Stewardship Forum, and Landscape Research Record.

Professor Fox’s research and sponsored project portfolio totals more than $3M. Under his direction, project outcomes have resulted in an additional $5M+ in direct-to-community grants for project partners. Prior to his appointment at NC State, he served on the faculty at the University of Georgia College of Environment + Design and practiced in the U.S. Pacific NW. In total, Professor Fox’s impacts on the field have been recognized by 50+ awards spanning the realms of teaching, research, design, and engagement.

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Louisiana State University

Bachelor of General Studies College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan

Area(s) of Expertise

Community Resilience Planning and Design, Hazard Recovery and Mitigation, Green Infrastructure + Low Impact Development, High Performance Landscapes, Natural Resource Conservation, Landscape Construction

  • 2022 Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) Place Award // Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
  • 2022 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Award in Analysis + Planning // Accelerating Rural Recovery and Resilience: The Pollocksville Community Floodprint
  • 2022 Gail Lindsey Sustainability Award // North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • 2021 NCASLA Honor Award in Communications // Eagles Island Nature Park: A Vision for Conservation, Education, and Recreation
  • 2021 NCASLA Honor Award in Analysis + Planning // Taylor Farm Nature Area: Conservation Purpose + Public Benefit Study
  • 2022 NC State University Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award // Coastal Dynamics Design Lab
  • 2021 NCASLA Honor Award in Analysis + Planning // Nicks Creek Longleaf Reserve: Conservation + Programming Study
  • 2021 NCASLA Merit Award in Analysis + Planning // Princeville Community Floodprint: Resiliency Strategies for Greater Princeville
  • 2020 ASLA National Honor Award in Analysis + Planning // Lumberton Community Floodprint: Strategies for Repurposing Vulnerable Landscapes After Disaster
  • 2020 NCASLA Award of Excellence in Research // Twin Creeks Conservation Purpose + Public Benefit Study
  • 2020 NCASLA Honor Award in Analysis + Planning // Sycamore Creek Site Analysis and Planning Study
  • 2020 NCASLA Honor Award in Communications // North Carolina Coastal Planting Templates
  • 2019 Inductee // ASLA Council of Fellows
  • 2019 ASLA Southeast Regional Conference (SERC) Award of Excellence in Analysis + Planning // Lumberton Floodprint: Strategies for Repurposing Vulnerable Landscapes After Disaster
  • 2019 ASLA SERC Honor Award in Research // Urban Water Rx: Prescribing Conservation through the Measurement of Two Urban Reservoirs
  • 2019 ASLA SERC Merit Award in Analysis + Planning // Greater Princeville: Design Strategies to Restore and Celebrate America’s Oldest Black Town
  • 2018 ASLA National Honor Award in Communications // Homeplace: A Conversation Guide for Six Communities, Rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew
  • 2018 NCASLA President’s Council Award
  • 2018 Virginia Design Medalist
  • 2018 NCASLA Communications Award of Excellence // Homeplace: A Conversation Guide for Six Communities, Rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew
  • 2018 NCASLA Research Honor Award // North Carolina Tidal Creeks Study
  • 2017 NC State University Center for Geospatial Analytics Faculty Fellow
  • 2016 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2016 NCASLA Research Merit Award // Landscape Architecture Foundation Case Study Investigation Program
  • 2015 Landscape Architecture Foundation Case Study Investigation Research Fellow
  • 2015 NCASLA Award of Excellence in Analysis + Planning // Shedding [b]Light: New Orleans
  • 2014 Inductee // NC State University Community Engaged Faculty Fellows
  • 2014 Inductee // NC State University Academy of Outstanding Teachers
  • 2014 NC State University Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2014 NC State University Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2014 NC State University College of Design Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2014 NC State University Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award // Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio
  • 2012 NC State University Faculty Scholar
  • 2012 NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award
  • 2012 Inductee // NC State University Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension
  • 2011 NC State University Earthwise Award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Sustainability on Campus