Stoss is a Boston-based, collaborative design and planning studio that operates at the juncture of landscape architecture, urban design, and planning—in an emerging field known as landscape urbanism.
This field addresses sites in relation to the broader ecological, environmental, infrastructural, and social-cultural processes and systems that constitute them; it understands sites as caught up in the landscape process and civic life. As a professional practice, Stoss is unique in the ways it looks to bring these issues to bear in the design of new open spaces and in the framing of civic, institutional, and landscape strategies.
Founded in 2000, Stoss traces its roots to 1995 with the design and exhibition of a number of landscape urbanism projects, early studies in strategic framework planning, brownfields recovery, and stormwater harvesting. Since then, the studio has won national and international recognition for landscape projects rooted in infrastructure, functionality, and ecology. Projects have been published in a monograph titled StossLU by C3 of Korea; the Landscape Urbanism Reader; Living Systems; 306090-09; Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Topos; PRAXIS 4; and numerous other periodicals from North America, Asia, and Europe.
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