Instructor: William Thomson

William Thomson
Will Thomson is a certified arborist and landscape designer, currently in the 2024 cohort for the Spitzer School of Architecture's Master of Landscape Architecture program. He also holds a MSc in Environmental Science from the American University of Beirut and works as a consulting arborist with AECOM. His research and work includes advocating for community gardens through the Share Shed NYC project, designing edible green infrastructure, exploring the political ecology of landscapes, and bridging rural and urban landscapes.

Classes by this instructor

This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
251HRT300BO 08/12 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Thomson

Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Analyze landscapes, formulate the requirements of a design project and then translate them into schematic design solutions. Take part in class discussions and critiques, and present projects.
244LAN401 04/15 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Thomson