NINA CHASE, ASLA, is the Senior Project Manager at Riverlife, a public space development non-profit in Pittsburgh, PA. Formally trained as a landscape architect and formerly an Associate at Sasaki in Boston, MA, Nina works at the intersection of landscape architecture and urban design; positioning landscape architecture as a foundational building block for cities. Her professional experience includes the award winning temporary park, The Lawn on D, Rebuild by Design, and Sea Change: Boston. A graduate of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and West Virginia University, Nina’s career is additionally informed by teaching and volunteering. Nina has taught at Northeastern University and the Boston Architectural College and served as the Chair of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects Emerging Professional’s Committee. Currently, Nina sits on the board of the Landscape Architecture Foundation.