November 20th, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2021 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

Music City Center | Nashville, TN


The Art of Teaming: Lessons for Assembling a 21st Century Design Team  |  4:00 – 5:00 p.m. CT in Room 207
Presented by Louis Johnson, Senior Landscape Architect at Gresham Smith; Gina Ford, Principal and Co-Founder of Agency Landscape + Planning; and Diana Fernandez Bibeau, Senior Associate at Sasaki 

The creation of a design team – especially for competitive public procurement processes – takes more than simply calling your contacts. The best teams bring a diversity of skills, perspective, and expertise to the table. This panel will offer case studies and lessons learned on teaming for today’s competitive marketplace.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the intersection of building inclusive teams and achieving inclusive outcomes.
  • Understand teaming strategy as a core leadership skill and a potential investment in your staff and practice.
  • Explore the successes and failures of both innovative new approaches to assembling design teams and tried-and-true methods.
  • Participate in an in-depth discussion of economic and cultural challenges associated with competitive marketing environments.

More information can be accessed online here.