Bonnet Springs Park
Diana is a proven thinker, collaborator and leader, who teams effortlessly with architects, planners, urban designers, ecologists and civil engineers on the design of equitable and sustainable places. Her experience spans a broad range of projects from planning to built work.
Diana provides critical thought and design leadership for our landscape and planning practice in the Urban Studio. She brings to each project—as well as a myriad corporate initiatives—strong critical thinking, a willingness to engage in thoughtful debate, and a commitment to quality. She leads and champions better equity and inclusion in our planning and built design practices from a landscape perspective.
Prior to joining Sasaki, Diana worked as a landscape architect and project designer in Philadelphia where she worked on urban and campus projects in the metro area. She writes and lectures in the discourses of landscape architecture, urban design, and equity. She holds a bachelor of science in landscape architecture from Temple University.
Grand Rapids, MI
North Adams, MA
Los Angeles, CA
Associate and landscape architect Diana Fernandez receive the inaugural award for her exceptional leadership and considerable contributions within her first decade of practice
Adapted from Diana Fernandez’s keynote talk at the 2016 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo, exploring issues of diversity and design in a rapidly changing world
An all female panel takes on the topic of equity and inclusion with Sasaki and the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)
Sasaki's Diana Fernandez will pursue her project "Heterogeneous Futures: A Framework for Ecologically & Culturally Diverse Landscapes"
Sasaki associate Diana Fernandez considered the interconnected relationship of a place’s physical setting, its activities and events, and the meanings associated with it at an annual conference
Sasaki presenters spoke on a variety of topics at the conference
Sasaki designers Breeze Outlaw, Diana Fernandez-Bibeau, Sasaki alum Melissa Isidor, and the Frederick Douglass Sculpture Committee hosted an engaging community meeting to envision the future of the Frederick Douglass Sculpture Plaza