Elizabeth Mossop

Elizabeth Mossop is dean of the University of Technology Sydney School of Design, Architecture and Building.

Previously she was director of Landscape Architecture Programs and associate professor in Landscape Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Prior to this she was director of the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of New South Wales. Elizabeth has also served as director and professor of Landscape Architecture at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. Her teaching and research focus on landscape and urbanism, through investigation of contemporary landscape design both at the urban scale and at the site scale. Recent publications include Designing the Resilient Coast (2017), Contemporary Landscape Design in Australia (2006), Hong Kong: Defining the Edge (2001) and City Spaces: Art and Design (2001).

Mossop is a founding principal of Spackman Mossop + Michaels landscape architects, which specializes in public landscapes, parks, urban spaces and infrastructure. Their work has been recognized by awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, the Australian Council of Building Design Professions, the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and the Australia Council.