Susannah C. Drake

Susannah C. Drake FASLA FAIA is a Principal at Sasaki and founder of DLANDstudio. She lectures globally about resilient urban design, taught at top schools across the US, and is a professor at Cooper Union. Her award-winning work is consistently at the forefront of innovation in urban ecological infrastructure. Through partnerships with communities on grants she enables green infrastructure, park creation, and environmental justice. Susannah was recognized as an Architectural League Emerging Voice and AIA Yong Architect Award winner. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and her Sponge Park Project won the inaugural Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Climate Action. She earned MArch and MLA degrees from the Harvard GSD and a BA from Dartmouth College.