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Linda L. Jewell

Leaders Council Member


Linda Jewell joined the UC Berkley faculty in 1991 after fifteen years of combining an active professional practice with academic appointments, including 4-1/2 years as Chair of Harvard’s Department of Landscape Architecture. Professor Jewell is a committed educator who has always kept a hand in practice. Her publications and design work have won numerous ASLA merit and honor awards, including the prestigious Presidential Award in Communications for her 10 years of Construction articles in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) and the 2008 Jot Carpenter teaching Medal from the ASLA.

She has published more than 30 articles on landscape construction and design and has produced several exhibitions, including a traveling exhibition on American outdoor theaters that she is developing into a book. Professor Jewell is also a member of the Master of Urban Design faculty and teaches design studios, courses on sustainable construction materials, construction techniques, and the analysis of designed landscapes.

Linda received her Bachelor of Architecture from NC State University.

Motivation to serve on Leaders Council:

Respect for the program. Fond memories for my own experiences as a student there.