Mitch Glass comes to the School to teach Arch 321 Site + Environment, after serving as a Senior Associate at Sasaki Associates, Watertown for many years, and practicing as a Senior Project Manager at the Chicago Park District, Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architecture in Chicago, and Hanna Olin in Philadelphia. He has worked on numerous leading projects in the US and abroad such as the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles while at Hanna/Olin; Lakeshore East Development while with the City of Chicago; and numerous master plans among other works in Jordan, Vietnam, India, UAE and several US locations. Glass is a registered landscape architect, and has taught at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, and the University of Illinois Chicago, and served as a guest critic at many universities. Glass’s has been part of numerous award winning efforts, including ASLA Honor Award for the Jordan Dead Sea Vision Plan, AIA Honor Award, Sustainability Award and BSA Award at Southworks, Chicago; and numerous other awards. Glass is a Member of the ASLA, a past member of the Member/Chair of the Illinois Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Executive Committee; Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's Landscape Advisory Subcommittee on Parks and Open Space, and other leadership positions.
Glass received his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Virginia, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut.