Pietra is an urban exploration enthusiast who is passionate about community development and testing the public realm. She is a recent graduate from the Master of Landscape Architecture program at UBC and has a background in business and literature.

Book Review: Urban Wildscapes

Edited by: Anna Jorgensen and Richard Keenan (Routledge, 2012) I attended a workshop recently in which the participants were asked to... Read More

Book Review – Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design

Author: Kathryn Moore (Routledge, 2010) In my educational experience, there has been no exercise more stimulating, frustrating, and... Read More

Green Roofs Collective: An In-Depth Exploration of Green Roofs from the Details to their Global Context

Green, or living roofs, are becoming more and more popular in cities as a result of the many benefits they can provide. These include... Read More