Pippa Brashear

Pippa Brashear is the Director of Planning and Resilience at SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, where she leads teams in the integration of sustainable and resilient landscape strategies that balance the needs of environment, infrastructure, development, and community quality of life. Recent projects include developing coastal protection strategies for NYC’s Strategic Initiative for Rebuilding and Resilience (SIRR), working with community planning committees as part of the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program, and SCAPE’s winning Rebuild By Design proposal, Living Breakwater, a comprehensive climate change resiliency strategy for the South Shore of Staten Island that is being implemented by the NY Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. Pippa holds a MLA and MUP from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a BA in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College.