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Baruch Capptauber

Baruch Capptauber

White Plains, NY, US

 

About 

Currently seeking employment in landscape design and ecological restoration.

As a landscape designer and steward, I help create/restore ecological landscapes and public spaces that encourage social interaction and local stewardship, create habitat, and convey the spirit of a place.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Wave Hill Public Garden, Bronx, NY, US, Forest Project Coordinator

> Coordinates restoration efforts in a 7-acre urban woodland.
> Planned and implemented planting plan including 33
native plant species.
> Helped facilitate summer fellowship for
50 high schoolers focusing on urban ecological restoration.

May 2018 - current
 

New York Restoration Project, New York, NY, US, Horticulture and Design Intern (AmeriCorps Position)

> Helped build, restore, and maintain park areas for
ecological restoration and public use.
> Prepared conceptual renderings (CAD, Photoshop) and facilitated
community input sessions for Capital projects, including 2
community gardens and a commercial waterfront property.
> Implemented ecological methods for managing invasives
in urban woodlands, meadows, and tidal marshes.

Oct 2016 - Aug 2017
 

Town & Gardens Landscape Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Gardener

Assisted landscaping crew with planting, installation, and maintenance of
private terrace and roof gardens, streetscapes, and pocket parks throughout

Jun 2016 - Oct 2016
 

Elizabeth Kennedy Landscape Architect, Brooklyn, NY, US, Community Design Intern

> Planned and implemented educational design/build
project at the Weeksville Heritage Center—a historically
preserved landscape.
> Utilized participatory design, crafts
and gardening methods in helping local youth explore
Weeksville’s past and plan for its future.

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

New York City Parks Department (NYDPR), New York, NY, US, Park Planning Intern

> Conducted site analysis for Manhattan’s Riverside Park 20-year master plan.
> Documented park performance and conducted user interviews in

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Sep 2014 - May 2018
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills