Founder, Climate Positive Design, and Principal, CMG Landscape Architects
Pamela is a Principal at CMG Landscape Architecture in San Francisco, CA. She brings a strong ecological background focusing on resiliency and climate mitigation to her projects ranging from parks and open spaces to master plans and the public realm. Her drive to protect the environment stems from her childhood on a farm, education in plant science and regenerative landscape architecture, and experience restoring waterways at the US Army Corps of Engineers. As a licensed and LEED accredited landscape architect, she focuses on transforming challenged urban areas into socially valued and ecologically performing public open spaces. Pamela is has experience leading two of the largest environmentally innovative projects in the San Francisco Bay Area responding to climate change – Treasure Island Parks and Open Space and the San Francisco Waterfront Resilience Program.
She is a recipient of the 2018 Landscape Architecture Foundation Fellowship for the development of the award-winning Pathfinder landscape carbon calculator application and the Climate Positive Design Challenge – products of an extensive research initiative, which she is sharing around the globe. She recently spoke at the ASLA Southern Pacific Coast Regional Climate Action Event, Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, ESRI GeoDesign Summit, and HOPES Conference. Pamela serves as a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects Climate Action Committee and was recognized as a 2019 SF Business Times NCRE Woman of Influence and 2020 ENR Top 25 Newsmakers.