Scott Bishop

Professor of the Practice


Scott Bishop is the Founding Principal of Bishop Land Design BLD, a registered landscape architect and a human ecologist. He works around the world and designs within a variety of environments and ecologies including Eastern Africa, the Middle East, North America, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. Scott is currently the Professor of the Practice in the Urban Landscape and Sustainable Urban Environment programs in the School of Architecture at Northeastern University. He was recently Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, the Cejas Eminent Scholar at Florida International University and a visiting critic at the University of Puerto Rico. He has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design as a studio critic for the Department of Landscape Architecture, and he directed the Stoss Studio for the Sasaki Distinguished Visiting Critic Award at the Boston Architectural College. During his decade of leadership at Stoss, the firm earned the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture. Bishop holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic.

Courses Taught

  • LARC 5120: Comprehensive Design Studio
  • LARC 5210: Landscape Ecology
  • SUEN 7130: Master’s Research Studio, Design and the Resilient City

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