Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects

2015 Fast Company Most Creative People in Business
2018 Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence – New School University Center
2017 Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award – Whitney Museum of American Art

 

Metropolis Magazine “Green Team” Blog Series

Goal:

develop a targeted outreach platform for the firm to “tell its own story” of thought-leading research and design to cultivate widespread awareness of its expertise and diverse portfolio

 

Results:

the “Green Team” blog series (one of five PCI has developed) reached the magazine’s top ten in one month; its success stimulated media coverage, which increased sevenfold in three years, including a Master Class feature in September 2015 Fast Company…and the naming of the principals to their Most Creative People in Business list

 

 

 

America Adapts: New York, New York – The Big Apple Adapts to Climate Change – 2019

An Interview with MNLA Principal Signe Nielsen

 

Goal:

impactfully communicate Principal Signe Nielsen’s expertise in resilient design for climate change and adaptation

 

Results:

an episode of America Adapts, a renowned podcast featuring “adaptation leaders already doing amazing work, identifying potential avenues of progress in society and the environment,” hosted by climate change design expert Doug Parsons

“Debra came highly recommended to us. New

to landscape architecture, she dove right in, generating targeted and successful media exposure and speaking engagements. An adept relationship builder, our clients praise her, too.”
—Signe Nielsen, RLA, FASLA, Principal

 

Photos: Spring Street Park and Hunts Point Landing Kayak Launch ©Elizabeth Felicella