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Division of Architecture and Environmental Design
Horticulture major Megan Bazin would be perfectly content living off the land given the opportunity. Modern life — bills to pay, responsibilities to meet — sometimes get in the way of “simple plans.” Bazin, however, has found the perfect compromise — urban agriculture. She just took the scenic route to get there.
The Center for Sustainable Communities has undertaken a multi-year project to evaluate stormwater control structures along the heavily traveled I-95 Corridor. Supported by a $1.8 million grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the two-year study will examine stormwater management best practices with the intent of helping to improve water quality in the municipalities along the corridor.
Graduating from Temple University Ambler with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture, Diana Fernandez has placed her stamp on innovative, cutting-edge design projects, from concepts for revitalizing the Reading Railroad site in Philadelphia to a community led waterfront project for the Port of Los Angeles.