Julia Czerniak: After Landscape Urbanism
Julia Czerniak is a landscape architect and founder and principal, with Mark Linder, of CLEAR, a transdisciplinary collaborative between architects and others that aspires to both strengthen its disciplinary identity and to expand its range of operations. She is an associate professor at Syracuse University School of Architecture teaching architectural studios as well as seminars on landscape theory and criticism. Czerniak's design work has been recognized with numerous awards: most recently, her collaborations with Field Operations won the Syracuse Connective Corridor competition; with Marpillero Pollak Architects, she won the artNET Public Art Landscape Design Competition in Toledo, Ohio and was also a winner of the 2001 Young Architects Forum competition sponsored by the Architectural League of New York. Her design work for this venue is included in the book Second Nature (Princeton Architectural Press, 2001). She received her bachelor of science in landscape architecture from Pennsylvania State University and her master in architecture from Princeton University.