• Architecture

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. His firm is a member of the United Nations Climate Technology Center and Network. Here at Northeastern Scott is the Professor of the Practice in the Urban Landscape and Sustainable Urban Environment programs in the School of Architecture.

Previously He was a 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.

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  • Masters in Landscape Architecture


  • Honor Award Landscape Planning and Analysis. 2013 ASLA Michigan Chapter.
  • Honor Award in Waterfront Design,2013. Boston Society of Landscape Architecture.
  • Merit Award in Waterfront Design,2013. Boston Society of Landscape Architecture.
  • Daniel Burnham Award,2013.Michigan Association of Planning Planning Excellence Awards.
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, 2012. Category of Landscape Architecture.
  • Urban and Campus Planning Award,2012.Boston Society of Architects
  • Unbuilt Architecture Award The Hobson Honor Award, 2012.Boston Society of Architects
  • Citation Award, 2012. Boston Society of Architects
  • Waterfront Center Excellence On The Waterfront Awards Top Honor Award,2011
  • Mayor's Design Award, 2011
  • Topos International Landscape Award,2011.
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, Finalist, 2011.
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, Finalist, 2008.
  • Edra / Places Award For Planning,2008.
  • Emerging Voices Honoree,2007

Courses Taught

  • LARC 5120: Comprehensive Design Studio
  • LARC 5210: Landscape Ecology
  • SUEN 7130: Master’s Research Studio, Design and the Resilient City
  • SUEN 6340: Topics in Urban and Ecological Design: The Ecological City

Professional Affiliations

• United Nations Climate Technology Center and Network

• American Society of Landscape Architects



Research Interests

  • Climate Mitigation Adaptation and Resiliency
  • Human Ecology
  • Landscape Infrastructure