Faculty

Matthew Seibert

Lecturer

Email: mseibert@landscapemetrics.com

Website: http://www.landscapemetrics.com

Educational Credentials :

  • M.L.A. Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University; May 2013
  • B.A. Humanities, Honors, University of Texas at Austin; May 2005

Teaching Experience :

  • Lecturer, The City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture; 2017-present
  • Visiting Lecturer, The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture; 2016
  • Workshop Leader, DredgeFest; 2013, 2015-2016

Professional Experience :

  • Creative Director and Co-Founder, Landscape Metrics LLC; 2015-present
  • Designer, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects; 2014-2016
  • Landscape Lead, The Coastal Sustainability Studio; 2010-2014

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Exhibitions:
    • Scale Shifts, RISD, 2017
    • The Hidden Sediment Reserve (Landscape Metrics + The Dredge Research Collaborative)
    • The BK BioReactor (Landscape Metrics, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, + Weill Cornell Medical College
    • From Magma to Mud, Managing the Mississippi, The Ohio State University, Knowlton School of Architecture, Banvard Gallery, 2016 in collaboration with Kristi Cheramie and OSU students of LARCH 2780/7890
    • The BK BioReactor, School of Visual Arts, Visible Futures Lab, 2016 in collaboration with Ian Quate and Elizabeth Henaff
  • Media Recognition:
    • "Bringing Back the Baylands," Landscape Architecture Magazine, December 2016. in collaboration with Benjamin Wellington
    • "Advancing Waters: Tracking the Physical Toll of Seal Level Rise in New York City’s Five Boroughs" in collaboration with Benjamin Wellington featured in: The Atlantic’s CityLab, The Huffington Post, and Fast Company
    • "The BK BioReactor: Investigating the Unseen Microbiology of the Gowanus Canal” in collaboration with Ian Quate and Elizabeth Henaff featured in: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Urban Omnibus, Nautilus, Inverse, The Architect’s Newspaper, Landscape Architecture Magazine
  • Articles:
    • "The Department of Floodlines: Recovering a History of Impossible Army Corps Futures," Manifest Journal, 2017 (forthcoming). in collaboration with Kristi Cheramie
    • "Saturated City: Wet Urbanism in Post-Disaster New Orleans." PLAT Journal 3.0, 2013
  • Awards:
    • USDA + Microsoft: 3rd Prize in Innovation Challenge for Food Resilience, 2016 “What’s Local? Agricultural Production and Resource Expenses Near U.S Urban Areas” in collaboration with Eric Roy and Benjamin Wellington
    • NY State Council on the Arts (sponsored by the Van Alen Institute): Individual Project Award, 2016
    • “The Undisclosed History of Flood Control”
    • Gowanus By Design: 1st Prize in Axis Civitas Competition
    • “BK BioReactor: Investigating the Unseen Microbiology of the Gowanus Canal” in collaboration with Ian Quate and Elizabeth Henaff
    • USGS, EPA, + Blue Legacy International: 1st Prize in Visualizing Nutrient Pollution Challenge
    • “A Resource Out of Place: The Story of Lake Erie, Phosphorus, and Toxic Algal Blooms” in collaboration with Eric Roy and Benjamin Wellington

Courses

  • LAAR 61400 Digital/Traditional Drawing
  • LAAR 64150 Design Research
  • LAAR 66200 Advanced Presentation Techniques
  • LAAR 66100 Comprehensive Studio
  • LAAR 61800 Digital Imaging