Conor O'Shea, Founder and Principal
Conor O'Shea is a landscape designer and urbanist based in Chicago, IL and Urbana, IL. Using landscape as a framework, his research and design imagine more ecologically robust and socially conscious urban futures. Since founding Hinterlands Urbanism and Landscape, his work has been featured in Architectural Record, Atlantic CityLab, Landscape Architecture Magazine, MAS Context Journal, and The Chicago Tribune. His writing has been published in Landscape Architecture Frontiers, MAS Context Journal, and Topos. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds an MDes from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (2014), a post-professional MLA from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (2012), and a BLA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007).
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