Claudia Dinep PLA, ASLA, SITES AP

is a licensed landscape architect in practice for over 22 years covering public, private and institutional projects. Her expertise is translating client goals into built environments. Claudia has developed numerous LEED rated projects and integrates sustainable principles into every genre and at all scales of the landscape design process - from master planning, to site planning, and site design. She is strongly committed to a systems approach - social, cultural and environmental. With Kristin Schwab, she co-authored the book Sustainable Site Design published as part of Wiley and Sons’ sustainable design series of professional resource books.  A Connecticut native, Claudia has practiced throughout the east coast. Prior to this she was founding partner with Reaves|Dinep [now Revington|Reaves] in Greensboro North Carolina. Claudia first developed her interest and expertise in civic, urban, and ecological design while a designer at Andropogon Associates and as Principal with Rolf Sauer & Partners in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design degree from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Kristin Schwab PLA, ASLA

is a licensed landscape architect and professor of landscape architecture with over 30 years of experience in both private and academic practice. An overarching theme of all her work -- deriving artful and sustainable planning and design solutions from the unique cultural, social and ecological context of each site – has evolved through a career that has been situated in such disparate places as California, the Mid West and New England.  As a faculty member of the University of Connecticut program of landscape architecture since 1998, her scholarly activity includes original research in the area of sustainable environmental design and community planning. With Claudia Dinep, she co-authored the book Sustainable Site Design published as part of Wiley and Sons’ sustainable design series of professional resource books. Through her teaching and community outreach work she has provided award-winning planning and design assistance to numerous communities throughout Connecticut on projects which range from larger scale community/public space/open space master planning to site specific public/ institutional landscape designs. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Davis, and Master of Landscape Architecture from Iowa State University.