Episode 214: How Does a Landscape Architect Shape the World?

Meet the Expert:  Chris Flagg, Landscape Architect

Chris Flagg

The majority of Chris Flagg’s 40-plus years of professional experience have been devoted to transforming his beliefs in design excellence into a higher quality of life through creativity and collaboration. His talents in master planning, community vision planning, large-scale mixed-use planning, transit-oriented and urban design, have led to multiple design awards and recognition as one of the profession’s foremost visionaries. In 2013, he was elevated to Fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows, one of the international organization’s highest honors, for his career of community activism and his dedicated body of highly creative professional work. His ability to teach, create art, inspire, mentor and advocate for the values of creative thinking define his everyday approach to his professional, personal and artistic pursuits.

His current role at Haskell encompasses a wide range of objectives, from increasing the company’s design excellence to mentoring a diverse staff of more than 60 interdisciplinary professionals.



Chris works for Haskell, they build tons of amazing structures (and more) in the architecture, engineering, and construction industy. 

Check out their website HERE

And watch this cool video to learn more:



Challenge: If you were a landscape architect, what would you do (or build) to most influence your physical environment? 

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Adventures in Architecture for Kids: 30 Design Projects for STEAM Discovery and Learning (Volume 2) (Design Genius Jr., 2) Paperback – December 21, 2021 by Vicky Chan (Author)


Highlighted Book for this Episode!

Adventures in Architecture for Kids: 30 Design Projects for STEAM Discovery and Learning 
by Vicky Chan


Book List: 

Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site by Edward Hutchison

Experiments with Plants by Christine Taylor-Butler

Plant Growth by Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury


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