Stephanie Lin is a landscape designer and researcher. She has completed a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture, B.S. degree from the Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management, and B.A. degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. Originally from Los Angeles, Stephanie has worked as a professional ecologist, horticulturist, and designer in the Bay Area and Los Angeles for over ten years.
Her work aims to relate the built environment to large-scale ecological processes for the sake of individual agency. She is particularly interested in how human relationships and memories are formed in place.
Authored works include the 2019 design research publication, Towards a Playful City, and the 2017 publication of Kinetic Fields, an experiment in landscape visualization, in UC Berkeley's Ground Up Journal Issue 6: Process.
With research in the wildland urban interface and fire mitigation dating back to 2009, her most recent work includes a series of graphic contributions towards The Wild, a 2020 publication funded by the LA County Department of Arts and Culture and the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. Other works include a masters thesis on Combustible Landscapes in southern California, and a 2-year field study on The Restoration of Native Flora following Eucalyptus Removal in the East Bay Hills in Northern California.